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9th India-Japan Energy Dialogue

9th India Japan Energy Dialogue was held in New Delhi on May 1, 2018.


  • The Indian side was represented by Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, R.K Singh and Japanese side was represented by Minister of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) Mr Hiroshige Sekosigned.
  • Both India and Japan aim to implement Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs) under the aegis of the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).
  • Both countries agreed to initiate a discussion on electric vehicles (EVs) and work together in promoting well-functioning energy markets.
  • They affirmed to promote transparent and diversified liquefied natural gas (LNG) market.
  • They recognized the importance of development and deployment of next-generation technologies including hydrogen to realize de-carbonization.

Expected Questions

Question 1. Where was the 9th India-Japan Energy Dialogue held?
New Delhi

Question 2. Who is the PM of Japan?
Shinzo Abe

Question 3. Which edition of the India-Japan Energy Dialogue was recently held?
9th

Question 4. What is the full form of UNFCCC?
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
9th India-Japan Energy Dialogue 9th India-Japan Energy Dialogue Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 02, 2018 Rating: 5

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