On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Modi began a three-day visit to the United States for UN General Assembly. During his tour, he will meet with the CEOs from companies around the world, including Qualcomm, Adobe, First Solar, General Atomics, Blackstone, and others.
By Vaishali Pandey/The Newster
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Modi began a three-day visit to the United States, which will last from September 22 to September 25. He will address the UN General Assembly, attend the Quad Summit, and have a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris at the White House during this tour.
Prime Minister Modi will also meet with global CEOs in Washington, DC on September 23. The conference will be attended by the CEOs of Qualcomm, (Cristiano R Amon) Adobe (Shantanu Narayen), First Solar (Mark Widmar), General Atomics (Vivek Lall), and Blackstone (Stephen A Schwarzman), according to the news agency ANI.
A high-level delegation comprising National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and senior officials also accompanied PM Modi during this tour.
PM Modi stated before his departure, “During my visit, I will review the India-US Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership with President Biden and exchange views on regional and global issues of mutual interest.”
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He further said, “I am also looking forward to meeting Vice President Kamala Harris to explore opportunities for cooperation between our two nations particularly in the area of science and technology.”
A Visit To Strengthen Indo-US Relations
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Wednesday that his trip to the US will be an opportunity to strengthen the Indo-US Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership and develop ties with Japan and Australia.
On September 24, Biden will welcome Prime Minister Modi at the White House, marking the first face-to-face meeting between the two leaders since Biden assumed office as US President on January 20. Following the recent events in Afghanistan, PM Modi and President Biden may also address the present regional security situation.
PM Modi and President Biden are likely to discuss measures to tackle radicalization and terrorism, according to Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla’s statement. They’ll also talk about how to strengthen the defence, trade ties, security collaborations, and a clean energy partnership, among other things.
US President Biden will also hold the first-ever in-person Quad Leaders’ Summit with Indian Prime Minister Modi, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga, and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at the White House.