Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe arrived in India to attend the 12th edition of the India-Japan annual summit meeting. He received a warm welcome from Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Japan PM Shinzo Abe and his wife Akie Abe offered tributes to Mahatma Gandhi at the Sabarmati Ashram. The prime ministers also visited the historic Sidi Saiyyed Mosque which was built in 1573 under the regime of the last Sultanate of Gujarat. The India-Japan annual summit meeting will be held in Gandhinagar. Modi and Abe are likely to review the progress in the multifaceted co-operation between India and Japan under the framework of their ‘Special Strategic and Global Partnership’. They will also lay the foundation for the country’s first high-speed rail corridor between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.