PM Narendra Modi given warm welcome by Indians in US

PM Narendra Modi given warm welcome by Indians in US

PM Narendra Modi given warm welcome by Indians in US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on reaching the hotel where he will be staying tonight, thanked US President Donald Trump for the warm reception.

The menu included aakhu saak, saag kofta, rajma aur makai, tarkha daal, kesar rice, paratha, rotli, and papad, mango shrikhand, and gulab jamun eggless-apple strudel.

Washington, Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived here from Portugal on Sunday, on the second leg of his three-nation tour, that will also take him to the Netherlands.

Modi was received at the airport here by Portuguese Foreign Minister Augusto Santos Silva in a departure from protocol.

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The Indian community members burst into loud cheers and chanted "Modi-Modi" as Modi walked up to them.

Referring to his visit to the Netherlands on June 27, Modi said he will have an official meeting with Prime Minister Mark Rutte and exchange views on important global issues, including counter-terrorism and climate change.

Spicer said that talks between the two leaders on Monday would be "robust". He reached Portugal on Saturday ahead of his visit to the United States and will visit the Netherlands on June 27 on the way back home.

Just hours before Modi landed in Washington, Trump tweeted from his official Twitter handle- POTUS, an acronym for President of the U.S., that he is looking forward to welcome the Indian leader to the White House, during which he will discus "important strategic issues" with a "true friend". "If we are not aware, we don't work on our cyber regulations, we don't train our enforcement and our other authorities where they enforce those cyber laws, then it will be too late for India". PM Modi is scheduled to stay at the famous Willard Hotel, located less than 500 metres from the White House in DC. PM Modi met the supporters and children waiting to meet him at the Andrews Air Force base.

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PM Modi was received by Indian ambassador Navtej Sarna and Charge d'Affaires at US Embassy in Delhi MaryKay Loss Carlson.

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Modi's three-day visit to the United States will begin today. "PM @narendramodi on USA soil", the Indian embassy in the United States tweeted along with a picture of the Air India One landing at Joint Base Andrews.

"We will deliberate on means to intensify our cooperation in counter-terrorism and on other worldwide issues of mutual interest", Modi said, adding that he was keen to interact with the Indian community in Portugal.

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