PM Modi arrived in US, for 3-day visit on 23 September. He was received at the airport by senior officials of the Biden Administration and India’s Ambassador to the US, Taranjit Singh Sandhu.
The visit includes meetings with various companies CEOs. Apart from it, talks with Kamala Harris, Joe Biden are also scheduled. He will also interact with QUAD leaders.
Modi met Top 5 CEOs in Washington on 1st Day. They were- Shantanu Narayen from Adobe, Vivek Lall from General Atomics, Cristiano E Amon from Qualcomm, Mark Widmar from First Solar, and Stephen A Schwarzman from Blackstone.
“Closer economic linkages between India, US to benefit people at both sides”, He tweeted.
After some significant talk with all the Top CEOs and business leaders, PM Modi met Australian PM Scott Morrison.
American vice president, Kamala Harris after meeting Indian Prime Minister, said, “India is very important partner to the US. I welcome India’s announcement that it will soon be able to resume vaccine exports. It is particular note and admiration that India is currently vaccinating approximately 10 million people a day as of today”.
She asked both the countries to protect Democracy. She also stressed on free and open Indo-Pacific region.
On the other hand, Mr. Modi expressed his gratitude towards Washington for help in crisis situation. “Will always remember”, he added.
Modi also met Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga on Thursday and discussed ways to strengthen strategic ties.
Meeting between US President Joe Biden and PM Modi will expectedly stress on Afghan situation, Counter- Terrorism, further expansion of India-US global partnership and peace in Indo-pacific region.
PM will also address UN General Assembly in New York on 25 September. His speech is expected to be centered around focus on global challenges like COVID-19 pandemic, Counter-terrorism, Climate Change and several other.
He will also attend a strategically important in-person meeting with QUAD nations. This is PM Modi’s 7th visit to US since he assumed office in 2014.