PM Modi- Prime Minister Narendra Modi was given a warm welcome on his arrival in the US on Tuesday, the first leg of his first official visit to the US, during which he is to preside over the International Day of Yoga celebrations at the United Nations Headquarters and meet with Vice President Joe Biden in Washington. Will hold bilateral talks. “Landed in New York City. I look forward to the events here, including interactions with thought leaders as well as Yoga. Yoga Day event tomorrow, June 21.
PM Modi was received on his way to the airport with the help of India’s Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu and India’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations Ruchira Kamboj. Prime Minister Modi was given a rousing welcome on his arrival in the US and Indian-Americans welcomed him and raised slogans for him.
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Modi is in the US from June 21 to 24 at the request of Biden and the President. Along with Biden, First Lady Jill Biden will also host Modi for a formal dinner on June 22. The visit will also include an address by the Prime Minister to a joint session of the US Congress on 22 June.
In his official statement on departure, Modi had said that this “special invitation” from President Biden and the First Lady for an official visit was an expression of the strength and energy of relations between democracies. Prime Minister Modi said, “I begin my visit with a visit to New York, where I will celebrate the International Day of Yoga on 21st June with UN leaders and members of the world community at the UN Headquarters.
“I hope this special event will take place at the same place where it was the idea of India to recognize the existence of International Day of Yoga on 14th December, 2014,” he said.
Nine years after he first suggested on the platform of the United Nations General Assembly to observe International Day of Yoga as an annual event and festival, Modi visited the United Nations Headquarters to facilitate a yoga class in a significant commemoration to mark the occasion. Will be the first Indian leader to attend. After reaching New York, Modi will leave for Washington DC. Where he will meet US President Biden. Biden.
Modi said that since Biden’s last visit to the US during September 2021, President Biden and he have been able to face many examples. Modi said, “This visit will provide an opportunity to enhance the breadth and depth of our relations. Modi said that his talks with Biden and US President Biden and other top US officials will provide an opportunity to take forward bilateral cooperation in multilateral fora such as G-20, Quad and IPEF (Indo-Pacific Economic Framework for Ensuring Prosperity) .
Modi said the Prime Minister will also attend the state banquet along with other high-ranking officials, along with President Biden and the First Lady. The Prime Minister also referred to the fact that the US Congress has always offered an unwavering bipartisan support for relations between the US and India. Modi said that during his visit, he would like to speak to the US Congress at the request of its Congressional leadership. Will speak in joint session.
He said, “The strong people-to-people ties have played an important role in building trust between the two countries. I look forward to meeting the vibrant Indian-American community that embodies the best of our society. “I will also hold meetings with some of the top CEOs to discuss ways to enhance our investment and trade ties as well as develop robust supply chains in the global market,” Modi said.
Modi is also expected to meet business leaders, engage with the Indian community and meet influential people from all walks of life. “We are determined to strengthen ties between the two countries in important areas such as commerce, trade as well as innovation, technology and many other areas,” he said. The Prime Minister said the US is India’s most important trading partner for goods and services and the two countries cooperate closely in the areas of science and technology as well as health, education, defense and security.
He said the initiative to promote Critical and Emerging Technologies has added new dimensions to and expanded cooperation between the defense industry including space, telecommunication quantum, artificial intelligence and biotech industries. He said, “Our two countries are cooperating to promote our shared vision of a free and open Indo-Pacific.
Modi said he was confident that his visit to the US would strengthen ties between the two countries, which are based on shared values of freedom, diversity and democracy. In his speech, Modi said, ‘Together we are better able to tackle common global problems. At his home in the US, Modi will travel to Egypt at the request of President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi.