Ogata Yasuo, Vice Chairperson of the Executive Committee of the Japanese Communist Party (JCP) and Co-Chairperson of the World Conference against Atomic and Hydrogen Bombs, visited the Central Committee office of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) on 8th October 2013. Opinions were exchanged about the political and economic situation in both Japan and India, in the discussions held with the leadership of the Party. CPIM General Secretary Com. Prakash Karat, PB member Com. Sitaram Yechury were present during the discussions.