President Obama invites PM to Washington in September

Published By : Admin | July 11, 2014 | 15:51 IST
Share
 
Comments
"PM looks forward to a result-oriented visit with concrete outcomes "
"US Deputy Secretary of State calls on PM"

The U.S. Deputy Secretary of State William Burns called on the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. 

Mr. Burns delivered a letter from President Obama to Prime Minister. In his letter, President Obama reiterated his invitation to Prime Minister to visit Washington in September and to work closely with Prime Minister to make India-U.S. relations a defining partnership for the 21st Century. 
l2014071155102 _ 684 l2014071155103 _ 684
Prime Minister thanked President Obama for the invitation and looked forward to a result-oriented visit with concrete outcomes that imparts new momentum and energy to India-U.S. strategic partnership. The Prime Minister was of the view that re-energizing the partnership between India and the United States would send an important message to the region and beyond. Articulating his vision for India-U.S. relations, Prime Minister stated that the relationship between the world`s oldest and largest democracies should not only be for the benefit of the two countries, but should emerge as a powerful force of good for peace, stability and prosperity in the world. 

Mr. Burns conveyed President Obama`s desire to strengthen economic relations, including in next-generation technologies and manufacturing sector; cooperate in enhancing energy security; deepen security cooperation, including in maritime security, counter-terrorism and intelligence exchange; expand consultation and coordination on Afghanistan; and, work more broadly for security and prosperity in Asia. The Prime Minister reiterated his desire to strengthen relations with all neighbours. 

Shri Narendra Modi recalled President Obama`s telephone call soon after the election and expressed his appreciation for President Obama`s detailed and thoughtful letter. He saw immense opportunities for deepening cooperation across the full spectrum of the relationship and laid special emphasis on involving youth in creating new avenues of promoting cooperation between our two countries. 

The National Security Adviser Shri Ajit Doval, the Foreign Secretary Smt. Sujatha Singh, the US Charge d`Affaires Ms. Kathleen Stephens, and the Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asian Affairs, Ms. Nisha Biswal were also present at the meeting. 

Share your ideas and suggestions for Mann Ki Baat now!
PM invites participation for ‘Pariksha Pe Charcha 2022'
Explore More
Kashi Vishwanath Dham is a symbol of the Sanatan culture of India: PM Modi

Popular Speeches

Kashi Vishwanath Dham is a symbol of the Sanatan culture of India: PM Modi
Indian economy has recovered 'handsomely' from pandemic-induced disruptions: Arvind Panagariya

Media Coverage

Indian economy has recovered 'handsomely' from pandemic-induced disruptions: Arvind Panagariya
...

Nm on the go

Always be the first to hear from the PM. Get the App Now!
...
PM thanks world leaders for their greetings on India’s 73rd Republic Day
January 26, 2022
Share
 
Comments

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has thanked world leaders for their greetings on India’s 73rd Republic Day.

In response to a tweet by PM of Nepal, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank You PM @SherBDeuba for your warm felicitations. We will continue to work together to add strength to our resilient and timeless friendship."

In response to a tweet by PM of Bhutan, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you @PMBhutan for your warm wishes on India’s Republic Day. India deeply values it’s unique and enduring friendship with Bhutan. Tashi Delek to the Government and people of Bhutan. May our ties grow from strength to strength."

 

 

In response to a tweet by PM of Sri Lanka, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you PM Rajapaksa. This year is special as both our countries celebrate the 75-year milestone of Independence. May the ties between our peoples continue to grow stronger."

 

In response to a tweet by PM of Israel, the Prime Minister said;

"Thank you for your warm greetings for India's Republic Day, PM @naftalibennett. I fondly remember our meeting held last November. I am confident that India-Israel strategic partnership will continue to prosper with your forward-looking approach."