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Prime Minister Narendra Modi had an eventful and successful visit to the United States of America. Here are some glimpses of his visit:

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi being greeted by the people, in New York, on September 26, 2014. The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi being greeted by the people, in New York, on September 26, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the Director, US National Cancer Institute, Prof. Harold Varmus, in New York, on September 26, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the Director, US National Cancer Institute, Prof. Harold Varmus, in New York, on September 26, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paying homage at the 9/11 Memorial, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paying homage at the 9/11 Memorial, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the UNGA Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon at United Nations Headquarters, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi meeting the UNGA Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon at United Nations Headquarters, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the 69th Session of the United Nations General Assembly, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The President of Srilanka, Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The President of Srilanka, Mr. Mahinda Rajapaksa meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Ms. Sheikh Hasina, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, Ms. Sheikh Hasina, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of Nepal, Shri Sushil Koirala, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in a bilateral meeting with the Prime Minister of Nepal, Shri Sushil Koirala, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Governor of New Jersey, Mr. Chris Christie meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Governor of New Jersey, Mr. Chris Christie meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The former Mayor of New York, Mr. Michael Bloomberg meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The former Mayor of New York, Mr. Michael Bloomberg meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the host of the Global Citizen Festival, Mr. Real Hugh Jackman, at Central Park, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the host of the Global Citizen Festival, Mr. Hugh Jackman, at Central Park, in New York on September 27, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the Indian Community, at Madison Square Garden, in New York on September 28, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressing the Indian Community, at Madison Square Garden, in New York on September 28, 2014.

PM addressing the Indian Community at Madison Square Garden

PM addressing the Indian Community at Madison Square Garden

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the organizers of the Indian community dinner in his honour, in New York on September 28, 2014. The Union Minister for External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Smt. Sushma Swaraj is also seen.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi with the organizers of the Indian community dinner in his honour, in New York on September 28, 2014.
The Union Minister for External Affairs and Overseas Indian Affairs, Smt. Sushma Swaraj is also seen.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in a breakfast meeting with the CEOs, in New York on September 28, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in a breakfast meeting with the CEOs, in New York on September 28, 2014.

The Chairman of the Board and CEO of General Electric, Mr. Jeffrey R. Immelt meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 29, 2014.

The Chairman of the Board and CEO of General Electric, Mr. Jeffrey R. Immelt meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 29, 2014.

The CEO of Boeing, Mr. James McNerney meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 29, 2014.

The CEO of Boeing, Mr. James McNerney meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 29, 2014.

The Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of IBM, Mrs. Ginni Rometty meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 29, 2014.

The Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of IBM, Mrs. Ginni Rometty meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 29, 2014.

The CEO of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) & Co., Mr. Henry Kravis calling on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 29, 2014.

The CEO of Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) & Co., Mr. Henry Kravis calling on the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 29, 2014.

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock, Mr. Laurence Douglas Fink meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 29, 2014.

The Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of BlackRock, Mr. Laurence Douglas Fink meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, in New York on September 29, 2014.

PM meets Hillary and Bill Clinton

PM meets Hillary and Bill Clinton

The Governor of Maryland, Mr. Martin O'Malley meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, at Washington DC on September 30, 2014.

The Governor of Maryland, Mr. Martin O'Malley meeting the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, at Washington DC on September 30, 2014.

President Obama welcomes PM

President Obama welcomes PM

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Warm welcome by the People of Indian Community to their beloved the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, at Washington DC on September 30, 2014.

Warm welcome by the People of Indian Community to their beloved the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, at Washington DC on September 30, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, at Washington DC on September 30, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi paying tribute to Mahatma Gandhi, at Washington DC on September 30, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in Expanded meeting with the US President, Mr. Barack Obama, at the White House, in Washington DC on September 30, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi in Expanded meeting with the US President, Mr. Barack Obama, at the White House, in Washington DC on September 30, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and the US President, Mr. Barack Obama at the Martin Luther King memorial, in Washington DC on September 30, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi and the US President, Mr. Barack Obama at the Martin Luther King memorial, in Washington DC on September 30, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at lunch hosted by the US Vice President, Mr. Joe Biden and the US Secretary of State, Mr. John Kerry, in Washington DC on September 30, 2014.

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at lunch hosted by the US Vice President, Mr. Joe Biden and the US Secretary of State, Mr. John Kerry, in Washington DC on September 30, 2014.

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PM interacts with leaders of pharma industry
April 19, 2021
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PM Modi appreciates the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic
It is because of the efforts of the pharma industry that today India is identified as ‘pharmacy of world’: PM Modi
Despite all the challenges, the Indian pharma industry has also registered a growth of 18 percent in exports last year, which shows its potential: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with leaders of pharmaceutical industry via video conferencing. The Prime Minister appreciated the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic.

PM Modi appreciated the way the pharma industry is working even in such trying conditions.

PM Modi remarked that it is because of the efforts of the pharma industry that today India is identified as ‘pharmacy of world’. He said essential medicines were made available to more than 150 countries around the world during the pandemic. The Prime Minister stated that despite all the challenges, the Indian pharma industry has also registered a growth of 18 percent in exports last year, which shows its potential.

Noting the second wave of the virus and rising number of cases, PM Modi commended the pharma industry for their efforts to increase production of several necessary drugs. He appreciated them for reducing the price of injections like Remdesivir. To keep the supply of medicines and essential medical equipment going smoothly, PM Modi urged the pharma industry to ensure seamless supply chains. PM Modi also extended government’s support for facilities like Logistics and Transportation.

He urged the industry to conduct more and more researches on threats which can occur in the future along with Covid. This, he said, would help us take the lead in combating the virus.

Seeking cooperation from the pharma industry, PM Modi assured that government is undertaking reforms for new drugs and regulatory processes.

The leaders of the Pharma industry appreciated the proactive help & support received from the Government. They highlighted the efforts made over the last one year in ensuring availability of drugs keeping manufacturing and logistics operational. Operations at the pharma hubs for manufacturing, transportation, logistics and ancillary services are being maintained at optimum levels. The participants also share inputs on the measures being undertaken to meet the overall medicine demand in the country despite the unprecedented increase in demand for some drugs  the COVID Treatment Protocol.

The meeting was also attended by Union Health Minister Shri Harsh Vardhan, MoS (Health) Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Union Minister Chemical and Fertilizer Shri D.V. Sadananda Gowda, MoS (C&F) Mansukh Mandaviya, Principal Secretary to PM, Dr V K Paul Member (H) NITI Aayog, Cabinet Secretary, Union Health Secretary, Union Pharmaceutical Secretary, Dr Balram Bharagava, DG ICMR, amongst other officers from Ministries / Departments of Central Government.