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PM Modi in US: Productive first day as he meets Kamala Harris, Japan and US counterparts, global CEOs

During his visit, PM Modi will address the UN General Assembly and attend the Quad leaders Summit as well as hold a bilateral meet with US President Joe Biden at the White House.

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Washington Updated on: September 24, 2021 4:32 IST
PM Modi is on a 3-day visit to United Nations.
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PM Modi is on a 3-day visit to United Nations.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a 3-day US visit, met Vice President Kamala Harris, his first in-person meeting, at the historic Eisenhower Building in Washington D.C. The two leaders issued a joint statement before commencing delegation-level talks. Welcoming PM Modi, Kamala Harris said India is a very important partner for the United States. Earlier in the day, the Prime Minister met global CEOs across various industries to woo investments for India. The Prime Minister held meetings with CEOs of Qualcomm, Adobe Systems, First Solar, General Atomics and Blackstone Group. During his visit, PM Modi will address the UN General Assembly and attend the Quad leaders Summit as well as hold a bilateral meet with US President Joe Biden at the White House.

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  • 3:24 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    PM Modi holds bilateral meeting with Japanese PM Yoshihide Suga in D.C.

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi held a bilateral meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga in Washington D.C. The Prime Minister a while ago held an hour-long meeting with US Vice President Kamala Harris.

  • 1:52 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Tête-à-tête between PM Modi-Kamala Harris in D.C.

    Tête-à-tête between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Vice President Kamala Harris at Eisenhower building before commencing delegation-level talks. This is their first in-person meeting between the two leaders.

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    Tête-à-tête between PM Modi and Vice President Kamala Harris. 

  • 1:18 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

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  • 1:15 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

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  • 1:13 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

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  • 1:12 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

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  • 1:08 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

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  • 1:06 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

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  • 1:05 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

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  • 1:01 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

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  • 12:56 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    PM Modi meets US Vice President Kamala Harris in D.C.

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  • 12:32 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

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  • 11:15 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

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  • 11:11 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    Sentiment on India among US companies very positive: Mukesh Aghi

    • Sentiment on India among US companies very positive. When you look at direct FDI, year-on-year FDI from US up by 19%. Boardroom discussion on India is what are we doing more to move more manufacturing to India, said Mukesh Aghi, President and CEO US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, in Washington DC
    • I think don't expect a trade deal for the next 12-18 months between India and the US but overall trade between India and the US is going up, regardless of if there is a deal or not: Mukesh Aghi, President and CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, to ANI in Washington DC
    • What we are seeing is the exports from India are up, they're record-breaking into the US, and also from an overall trade perspective we see much more bilateral transaction taking place: Mukesh Aghi, President & CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, to ANI in Washington DC
    • This is the 7th visit of PM to the US & he has dealt with Democrats, Republicans, & Democrats again. He has been able to build a strong relationship with whoever has been the President: Mukesh Aghi, President & CEO of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum, to ANI in Washington DC
    • Difference you'll see b/w Trump admn&Biden admn is, Trump relationship was very transactional whereas Biden is much more multilateral & structured. So, be it Quad or vaccine diplomacy, you'll see much more structured approach b/w India&US which is much more effective: Mukesh Aghi
  • 9:18 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    PM Modi meets Stephen Schwarzman, CEO of the Blackstone Group in Washington DC

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  • 9:01 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    PM Modi meets Vivek Lall, CEO of General Atomics in Washington DC

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  • 8:45 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

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  • 8:35 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    PM Modi meets Mark R Widmar, CEO of First Solar in Washington D.C.

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  • 8:26 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

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  • 8:23 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    PM Modi meets Adobe Chairman Shantanu Narayen in Washington D.C.

    As part of pitching global CEOs during his US visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Adobe Chairman Shantanu Narayen, in Washington D.C.

     

  • 8:21 PM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

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  • 7:30 PM (IST) Posted by Rashi Hardaha

    PM Modi holds meeting with Cristiano R Amon, President and CEO of Qualcomm in Washington

  • 1:15 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

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  • 12:27 PM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

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  • 11:40 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

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  • 9:41 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

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  • 9:11 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

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  • 9:11 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

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  • 9:07 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

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  • 9:06 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

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  • 9:02 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

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  • 9:00 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

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  • 8:47 AM (IST) Posted by Abhinav Ranjan

    Indian diaspora cheers PM Modi

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