1. PM Narendra Modi US visit: PM Modi lands in Washington DC, to discuss wide range of issues with President Donald Trump

PM Narendra Modi US visit: PM Modi lands in Washington DC, to discuss wide range of issues with President Donald Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Washington DC today in the second leg of his visit. During in meeting with President Donald Trump, both leaders are expected to discuss on wide range of issues.

By: | New Delhi | Updated: June 25, 2017 12:38 PM
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PM Narendra Modi US visit Live Updates: Prime Minister Narendra Modi reached Washington DC today in the second leg of his visit. During in meeting with President  Donald Trump, both leaders are expected to discuss on wide range of issues. During their first face to face meeting, both leaders are expected to focus on ongoing cooperation in areas of defence partnership and counter-terrorism in the Indo-Pacific region, apart from trade and law enforcement, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was quoted as saying by IANS. The PM had left on a three day visit on Saturday. In the first leg of his visit he landed in Porugal where his discussed wide range of issues with his Portugal counterpart Antonio Costa. Earlier Indian foreign secretary S. Jaishankar reached Washington to meet senior officials in the US administration and lay groundwork for the Narendra Modi-Donald Trump meeting. He met US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Friday and both sides focused on areas of convergence.

Here is the live update of PM Narendra Modi’s US visit

8:54 am: Thank you @POTUS for the warm personal welcome. Greatly look forward to my meeting and discussions with you @realDonaldTrump: Tweets PM Narendra Modi.

8:50 am: President Donald Trump who has done business in India, I do believe that he sees India as major market: ANI quotes A Ayres, Sr fellow for India/Pak/S Asia at CFR as saying.

8:48 am: Old partnerships, new friendships – PM @narendramodi arrives at Joint Base Andrews, Washington DC for 1st meeting with President Trump: MEA Tweeted earlier

8:40 am: White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer has said that he is expecting a very robust discussion between the two leaders.

8:20 am: The upcoming meeting will also include an interactive session with the Indian-American community as well as 20-odd top CEOs in Washington, says ANI report.

8: 10 am: Indian community came in large numbers at the airport to welcome the Prime Minister to USA.

7:50 am: “Look forward to welcoming India’s PM Modi to @WhiteHouse on Monday. Important strategic issues to discuss with a true friend!”, POTUS tweets.

7:35 am: American CEOs expected to meet Modi today include Apple’s Tim Cook, Walmart’s Doug McMillon, Caterpillar’s Jim Umpleby, Google’s Sundar Pichai and Microsoft’s Satya Nadella.

7:22 am: PM Narendra Modi arrives at Willard hotel in Washington, where he would stay during his visit. Several NRIs have gathered near the hotel, reports Republic TV.

7:15 am:

7:10 am: PM Narendra Modi meeting people from Indian community at the Joint Base Andrews, Washington DC.

6:51 am: PM Modi cames out of his plane, shakes hands with officials.

6:45am: PM Modi arrives at Joint Base Andrews, Washington DC on the second leg of his three nation visit.

6:30 am: Indians gather at Joint Base Andrews, Washington DC to welcome PM Narendra Modi chant “Modi-Modi” and “Bharat Mata ki jai”.

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    Jun 25, 2017 at 7:54 am
    It is expected the visit will have a far reaching consequences particularly in geo-political scenario.
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