This is the second big currency swap agreement between Asia's two biggest economies after Beijing and Tokyo signed $30 billion currency swap arrangement last Friday, aimed at enhancing financial stability and spurring business activities in both countries.
Modi has called for regional unity against protectionism.
At the lunch session, Abe and Modi affirmed Japan-India cooperation for the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula, according to sources with access to the meeting.
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated the Indian community in Japan for taking "brand India" to new heights by introducing cricket, Indian food and culture to the island nation.
On the economic front, while Islamabad has been a partner in China's Belt and Road Initiative, notably via the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), New Delhi - which fought a border war with Bejing in 1962 and still is still embroiled in related border disputes - has been wary about accepting Chinese capital.
"At the delegation level talks, PM @narendramodi & PM @AbeShinzo reviewed developments in bilateral relations & explored new areas of cooperation, focusing on shared vision for peace & prosperity in the Indo-Pacific", tweeted MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar. Now we are on the 100th rank and are still working on a very broad scale to improve the rankings. "The discussions in these sessions were extremely fruitful and will add strength to our ties", tweeted the PM.
Modi was given a guard of honour upon his arrival for the annual summit talks at the Kantei, the Prime Minister's Official Residence. Modi appreciated Japan's role in promoting connectivity through quality infrastructure projects such as the Western Dedicated Freight Corridor and the Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor. "In Gujarat, Sardar sahab's statue - the tallest in the world is being built", said Modi addressing to Indian diaspora.
Mr Modi said, if people are able to see a United India now, it is entirely on account of the sagacity, sensibility, and strategic skills of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. On Sunday, he was invited to Abe's vacation home at a scenic resort in the shadow of Mount Fuji. The special reception was the first for any foreign leader to have visited Japan. "There are no negatives but only opportunities in this relationship which are waiting to be seized".
Abe and Modi also said they would conclude a $75 billion bilateral currency swap agreement and welcomed an agreement to deepen cooperation between their two navies. The Indian PM is one of the 18 persons Abe follows on Twitter.
He was a critic of Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the de facto Saudi ruler, who has purged rivals and consolidated power. Anadolu said the Saudi prosecutor would inspect the Saudi consulate in Istanbul where Khashoggi was killed almost four weeks ago.
Erdogan never mentioned Salman in his speech and did not play an audio recording of the killing that news accounts have cited. Saudis have long had in place efforts to negotiate and reconcile with dissidents, the official said.
Thanks to the production push for the Model 3 over the summer, Tesla was able to rack up $312 million in profits for Q3. Tesla had promised to produce 5,000 Model 3s every week by the end of past year , but only managed to make 2,700 units.
Jackson is the six straight Cleveland coach to be fired following the team's second game against Pittsburgh. Romeo Crennel, Eric Mangini, Pat Shurmur, Rob Chudzinski and Mike Pettine all met the same demise.
Oman has no official diplomatic ties with Israel, although a slight warming in relations followed the Oslo Accords in the 1990s. Abbas paid his visit to Oman on October 21-23, and called it "successfull on all levels" in an interview to Palestinian TV.
Though Martial's contract is due to run out in 2019 a clause exists which allows United to extend the deal by another 12 months. Despite Gylfi Sigurdsson making it 2-1 with 13 minutes to go, United were able to hold on for their second win in eight games.
EVERTON: Pickford 7, Coleman 7, Keane 6, Zouma 6, Digne 7, Gomes 6, Gueye 6, Walcott 6, Sigurdsson 7, Bernard 6, Richarlison 6. Scott McTominay misses out with a knee problem while Diogo Dalot and Marouane Fellaini are also absent.
Palestinians gather at the Israel-Gaza fence during a protest calling for lifting the blockade on Gaza, in Gaza, October 26, 2018. Reports Friday suggested a deal had been reached that would see the protests end in exchange for an easing of the blockade.
For Apple to continue to be a mass producer and marketer of iPhones, it needed to take a different tack than in years past. The iPhone XR is not yet on sale in the United States - that will happen at 8:00 AM Eastern Time.
Angela Merkel steps down as CDU party leader
If Merkel can install her ally Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer as party chief, that may buy her enough time to leave on her own terms. Merkel told reporters Monday, however, that she wouldn't try and influence the process of who succeeds her.
Soon at BRICS high table, a far right populist
His opponent Haddad did better in the Palestinian city of Ramallah, and in Havana, Berlin, Frankfurt, Paris and Moscow. Voting machines furnished by the Brazilian government were transported to Framingham to facilitate the election.
Student dies after shooting at North Carolina high school
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OnePlus 6T Full Specs, Images Leaked Ahead of Monday’s Launch
It's been officially confirmed that the phone will have an in-display fingerprint scanner and will skip the 3.5mm audio jack. The device is expected to be available in 3 variants - 6GB + 128GB, 8GB + 128GB and 8GB + 256GB of RAM and ROM respectively.
Prince Harry and Meghan in Wellington
Many have noticed the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have broken a set of royal protocols, but more importantly their body language. Meghan wore a stunning navy cocktail dress by designer Gabriela Hearst valued at $3,430 (US$2,495, UK£1,900) for the evening.
Sebastian Vettel concedes defeat in F1 drivers' title battle
He even had a drive off into the grass when he missed the corner out of the long straight at the Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez. Hamilton could have let the Red Bulls ride off from the start, but he'd promised to look for a shot to grab the lead.
Latest suspicious packages sent to De Niro, Biden
Ronald Lowy, a Miami attorney, said Sayoc showed no ability at the time to back up his threat with any bomb-making expertise. The latest packages, addressed to former Vice President Joe Biden , are similar to eight others found earlier this week.
Pakistan beat Australia by 66 runs in first T20
Finch said changes had to be considered for Friday's second T20 in Dubai, which will also host the third and final game on Sunday. Including Hafeez's dismissal, Australia had hit back by picking up seven wickets for the addition of just 28 runs.