India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe share a light moment in a hotel garden in Yamanakako village, Yamanashi prefecture, Japan, in October 2018. Photo: AP
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe share a light moment in a hotel garden in Yamanakako village, Yamanashi prefecture, Japan, in October 2018. Photo: AP
Rupakjyoti Borah
Opinion

Opinion

Eye on Asia by Rupakjyoti Borah

With Shinzo Abe’s resignation, India loses its best friend and ally in Japan

  • Under Abe, the biggest champion of relations between the two nations, Japan has become a vital investor in India and a major strategic ally. It will be no easy task for New Delhi to nurture a similar friendship with Abe’s successor

India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe share a light moment in a hotel garden in Yamanakako village, Yamanashi prefecture, Japan, in October 2018. Photo: AP
India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe share a light moment in a hotel garden in Yamanakako village, Yamanashi prefecture, Japan, in October 2018. Photo: AP
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