Prime Minister Narendra Modi is on a three-day tour to the United States, his first official visit to the country since the Democrats came to power. Friday, he met US president Joe Biden at the White House. Both leaders are also scheduled to meet Japan Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Australian PM Scott Morrison for the first in-person ‘Quad’ summit to discuss key issues in the Indo-Pacific region.
US-India relationship can help us solve a lot of global challenges, said Joe Biden. US President Joe Biden mentioned Mahatma Gandhi’s Jayanti during bilateral meeting with PM Modi. Four million Indian-Americans make US stronger every day said Joe Biden to PM Modi.
Your leadership will certainly play an important role in how this decade is shaped PM Modi tells Joe Biden. The seeds have been sown for even stronger friendship between India and USA said PM Modi. Trade holds importance on its own between India and the US, PM Modi said to US President.
Each of the subjects mentioned by President Biden are crucial for the India-USA friendship, added PM Modi. Have to utilise talents to leverage technology for greater global good, said modi. US-India relationship can help us solve a lot of global challenges Joe Biden said to modi.
‘PM Modi and I going to talk about what more we could do to fight Covid and ensure stability in Indo-pacific’ said biden. Meanwhile PM Modi on Thursday met US Vice-President Kamala Harris and Australian PM Morrison.
He also held one-on-one meetings with the chief executives of Qualcomm, Adobe, First Solar, General Atomics and Blackstone and discussed a number of issues ranging from drones to 5G, semiconductor, and solar power. PM Modi encouraged them to step up their investments by highlighting the vast opportunities in India.