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PM to visit US from Sep 21-27; will meet Trump, address UNGA session

Modi is scheduled to arrive in Houston on Saturday.  

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New Delhi Published on: September 19, 2019 16:35 IST
PM to visit US from Sep 21-27; will meet Trump, address
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PM to visit US from Sep 21-27; will meet Trump, address UNGA session

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the United States from September 21-27, during which he will meet President Donald Trump and address the annual United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) session, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said on Thursday.

Modi is scheduled to arrive in Houston on Saturday.

A day later, Trump would join him in addressing the mega 'Howdy Modi' rally, to be attended by the members of the Indian-American community.

"Prime Minister Narendra Modi will make a visit to the US from the late afternoon of 21 September until the forenoon of 27 September. And the two cities on his itinerary are Houston in Texas and then New York," Gokhale said.

The prime minister will address the UN General Assembly session on the morning of September 27, he said.

As the world commemorates Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary, Modi will also host a special event 'Leadership Matters: Relevance of Gandhi in the Contemporary World' on September 24. He will be joined leaders of a few countries at this event. 

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