Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is on an official visit to the United States reached Washington Wednesday evening.
On the first day, the PM’s packed schedule had him interact with US Vice President Kamala Harris and global CEOs.
This is Mr Modi’s first official visit abroad since the Covid-19 pandemic began.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to meet the head of armed drone manufacturer General Atomics along with four other top US company CEOs in Washington today.
Mr Modi also met members of the Indian diaspora in Washington DC on Thursday.
The US has already ruled out adding India or Japan to AUKUS. It is a new trilateral security partnership with Australia and Britain to meet the challenges of the 21st century in the strategic Indo-Pacific region.
Moreover, PM Modi will highlight economic opportunities in India during his meetings with CEOs in the US.
Mr Modi hailed the Indian diaspora as the country’s ‘strength’ after he landed in the US on a three-day visit to the United States.
Prime Minister Modi also aims to focus on a number of global challenges, including the Covid-19 pandemic, need to combat terrorism and climate change in his UNGA address on September 25.
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