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PM Modi told his US visit – an opportunity to strengthen ties, will also address UNGA

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said ahead of his much-awaited visit to the United States (September 22-25) that during this time he will exchange views with US President Joe Biden on the Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership and regional and global issues of mutual interest. “I also look forward to meeting Vice President Kamala Harris to explore opportunities for cooperation between our two countries, especially in the field of science and technology,” he said.

Prime Minister Modi said, “I will participate in the first in person Quad Leaders Summit with US President Biden, Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. The summit provides an opportunity to take stock of the results of our virtual summit in March this year and to identify priorities for future activities based on our shared vision for the Indo-Pacific region.

“I will also meet Prime Minister Morrison of Australia and Prime Minister Suga of Japan to take stock of the strong bilateral relations with their respective countries and to continue our fruitful exchanges on regional and global issues,” he said.

PM Modi will also address the United Nations General Assembly

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi will conclude his visit with an address at the United Nations General Assembly. He said his address would focus on global challenges including the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to tackle terrorism, climate change and other important issues.

The Prime Minister said his visit to the US will be an opportunity to strengthen the Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership with the United States, strengthen ties with India’s strategic partners Japan and Australia, and advance our cooperation on important global issues.

Let us tell you that PM Modi is leaving for America after 11 am. The PM is expected to reach Washington at 3.30 pm Indian time. PM Modi is scheduled to meet US President Joe Biden on 24 September. The two leaders will discuss the current regional security situation following the recent developments in Afghanistan. It will be Biden’s first meeting since becoming US president and his first personal meeting with Harris.

PM Modi will hold a meeting with top US business leaders on the same day. To promote trade and investment. PM Modi will be accompanied by a high-level delegation of External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and other senior officials.

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