While trade and talks on India-US relationship dominated their first-ever bilateral meeting, PM Modi and US President Joe Biden were seen speaking on other issues as well.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeting US President Joe Biden. (Photo: PTI)
Had an outstanding meeting with @POTUS @JoeBiden. His leadership on critical global issues is commendable. We discussed how India and USA will further scale-up cooperation in different spheres and work together to overcome key challenges like COVID-19 and climate change. pic.twitter.com/nnSVE5OSdL
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 24, 2021
Take a look at PM Modi’s top quotes during his meeting with the US President: “I would like to thank US President Joe Biden for the warm welcome. I recall our interactions in 2014 and 2016. That time you had shared your vision for ties between India and USA. I am glad to see you are working to realise this vision,” PM Modi said during his opening remarks.“Today’s bilateral summit is important. We are meeting at the start of the third decade of this century. Your leadership will certainly play an important role in how this decade is shaped. The seeds have been sown for an even stronger friendship between India and USA,” PM Modi added.ALSO READ: Had said India, US will be among the closest nations: Biden during meet with PM ModiPrime Minister Narendra Modi also spoke about the Indian community in the US. He said, “This decade will be shaped by talent and people-to-people linkages. I am glad the Indian diaspora is making an active contribution towards USA’s progress.”Speaking about trade and technology, PM Modi said, “Technology is becoming a driving force. We have to utilise our talents to leverage technology for greater global good. There is much to be done in trade. Trade will be an important factor in India-USA ties in the coming decade.”On Mahatma Gandhi, the Prime Minister said, “President Joe Biden mentioned Gandhi Ji’s Jayanti. Gandhi Ji spoke about Trusteeship, a concept which is very important for our planet in the times to come.”Lauding the US President’s leadership, PM Modi said, “Each of the subjects mentioned by US President Joe Biden are crucial for the India-USA friendship. His efforts on COVID-19, mitigating climate change and the Quad are noteworthy.”ALSO READ: US Prez goes off script: Jokes and laughter add fun element to Modi-Biden meet in US
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