Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a three-day visit to the United States, has landed at Washington Airport. During his visit, Modi will meet US President Joe Biden and participate in the Quad Summit.
He described the Indo-American community as the âstrengthâ of the country as he received a warm welcome at Joint Base Andrews in Washington DC. Upon his arrival, more than a hundred members of the Indian diaspora chanted his name, waving the Indian flag in light showers.
Modi thanked the Indian community for the welcome and also posted the photos of the warm welcome he received.
âI thank the Indian community in Washington DC for their warm welcome. Our diaspora is our strength. It is commendable how the Indian diaspora has distinguished itself across the world, âPrime Minister Modi said in a tweet.
âWe are delighted to see Prime Minister Narendra Modi. We don’t mind staying in the rain. We are delighted to meet Prime Minister Modi, âthe ANI news agency said, citing an Indian of American origin.
This is Prime Minister Modi’s first visit abroad since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Modi even got out of his car to meet people waiting to greet him.
During the visit, Modi will address the United Nations General Assembly and also participate in the Quad Leaders Summit, in addition to holding a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden at the White House.
âLanding in Washington DC. Over the next couple of days, we’ll be meeting @POTUS @JoeBiden and @ VP @ KamalaHarris, Prime Ministers @ScottMorrisonMP and @sugawitter. Will attend the Quad meeting and also interact with key CEOs to highlight economic opportunities in India, âPrime Minister Modi tweeted after arriving in Washington DC.
Indian Ambassador to the United States Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Defense AttachÃ© including Brigadier Anoop Singhal, Air Commodore Anjan Bhadra and Naval AttachÃ© Commodore Nirbhaya Bapna also welcomed Modi.