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PM Modi US Visit Highlights: PM Modi Meets Kamala Harris In Washington DC

Highlights: PM Modi will also meet US Vice President Kamala Harris today, besides Japan's Yoshihide Suga.

PM Modi US Visit Highlights: PM Modi Meets Kamala Harris In Washington DC

PM Modi US Visit Highlights: He will also hold talks with Scott Morrison and Yoshihide Suga today.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on an official US visit, met with US Vice President Kamala Harris in Washington DC. Kamala Harris is the first woman, the first Black person and the first Indian-American to become the Vice President of the United States.

Earlier, PM held bilateral talks with his Australian counter Scott Morrison. Prior to meeting Vice President Harris, he held one-on-one meetings with the CEOs of Qualcomm, Adobe, First Solar, General Atomics and Blackstone in Washington.

PM Modi met US Vice President Harris on September 23, along with other state heads like Australia's Scott Morrison and Japan's Yoshihide Suga.

This was the first in-person meeting between US VP Harris and PM Modi, after the two talked over phone in June amid the deadly COVID-19 wave in India.

PM Modi, who is on his seventh visit to the US since assuming office in 2014, traveled to New York on September 24 and addressed the UN General Assembly the next day.

Here are the Highlights of PM Narendra Modi's US visit:

Sep 24, 2021 13:33 (IST)
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At PM Modi Meet, Kamala Harris's Message To Pakistan: Shouldn't Impact US, India
US Vice President Kamala Harris, in her first meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, brought up Pakistan's role in terrorism and asked Islamabad to take action so it does not impact America and India's security.
Sep 24, 2021 04:30 (IST)
PM Narendra Modi, Japanese Counterpart Hold Talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Yoshihide Suga had a "fruitful meeting" and the two leaders discussed ways to boost trade and cultural ties and further cement the bilateral strategic relations ahead of the first in-person Quad meeting to be hosted by US President Joe Biden.

"Furthering friendship with Japan," the Prime Minister's office said in a tweet after the meeting on Thursday.

"Prime Ministers @narendramodi and @sugawitter had a fruitful meeting in Washington DC. Both leaders held discussions on several issues including ways to give further impetus to trade and cultural ties," the tweet further said.

PM Modi and Suga spoke in April this year and the two leaders underscored the importance of working together to create resilient, diversified and trustworthy supply chains, ensuring reliable supply of critical materials and technologies, and developing new partnerships in manufacturing and skill development to deal with the crisis.

Sep 24, 2021 01:52 (IST)
"Source Of Inspiration": PM Modi on Kamala Harris
"India and America are natural partners. We have similar values, geopolitical interests," PM Modi said in a joint media appearance with Harris.

Noting that India and the US are the largest and oldest democracies, PM Modi said the two countries share values and their cooperation is also gradually increasing.

This is the first meeting between the two leaders. Harris had earlier spoken with Modi over the phone in June during the COVID-19 crisis in India.

"I am confident that our bilateral relations will touch new heights under President Joe Biden and you," PM Modi told Harris, describing her as "a source of inspiration for many people in world". He invited Harris to visit India.
Sep 24, 2021 01:13 (IST)
The vibrant and strong people to people connections between India and the US is a bridge between our two countries, their contributions are prasieworthy: PM Modi in Washington DC.

Sep 24, 2021 01:12 (IST)
Your election as Vice President of USA has been an important & historic event. You are a source of inspiration for many across the world. I am confident that under Pres Biden & your leadership our bilateral relations will touch new heights: PM Narendra Modi to US VP Kamala Harris.
Sep 24, 2021 01:12 (IST)
"I welcome India's announcement that it will soon be able to resume vaccine exports. It is particular note & admiration that India is currently vaccinating approximately 10 million people a day as of today," says US Vice-President Kamala Harris.
Sep 24, 2021 01:05 (IST)

Sep 24, 2021 01:04 (IST)
When India experienced the surge of COVID in the country, the United States was proud to support India in its need & its responsibility to vaccinate its people: US Vice-President Kamala Harris

Sep 24, 2021 01:04 (IST)
We had #COVID19, the kind of crisis & importance of our shared belief in a free & open Indo-Pacific region. On COVID19, our nations have worked together. Early in the pandemic, India was a vital source of vaccines for other countries: US Vice-President Kamala Harris

Sep 24, 2021 01:03 (IST)
I express my gratitude to the US for extending a helping hand to India when India was hit by the second wave of COVID19: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Washington DC

Sep 24, 2021 01:02 (IST)
India, America Natural Partners: PM Modi In US
India and America are natural partners, we have similar values, geopolitical interests, and our coordination and cooperation is also increasing: PM Modi in Washington DC
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Sep 24, 2021 00:08 (IST)
PM Modi Meets Australia's Scott Morrison Ahead Of Quad Leaders' Summit
Ahead of the Quad Leaders' Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison in Washington on Thursday. Read here.
Sep 23, 2021 23:07 (IST)
PM Modi, Australian PM Scott Morrison Hold Bilateral Meeting In Washington
Prime Minister Narendra Modi held bilateral talks with his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison today. In a tweet, PMO said the two leaders discussed a wide range of subjects aimed at deepening economic and people-to-people linkages between India and Australia, during their meeting in Washington.

Sep 23, 2021 22:28 (IST)

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Expressed Qualcomm’s Support For India’s 5G Transition: CEO After Meeting PM Modi
Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon's statement after meeting PM Modi: "I want to thank Prime Minister Modi for our conversation, his commitment to growing India's technology sector and creating a business-friendly environment. We discussed the importance of semiconductors and the need for reliable and geographically diverse supply chain. I also expressed Qualcomm's continued support for India's transition to 5G and a digitally empowered society, as well as its semiconductor supply chain initiatives. 5G represents a substantial opportunity for India and we look forward to working with the government, India's technology-forward startup community and local industry to make it a reality."
Sep 23, 2021 21:41 (IST)
PM Modi, Blackstone CEO Discuss Investment Opportunities In India: PMO
PM Narendra Modi met Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman today, during which they discussed the various investment opportunities in India, including those arising due to the National Infrastructure Pipeline and National Monetisation Pipeline, said the Prime Minister's Office in a tweet.

Sep 23, 2021 21:19 (IST)

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PM Modi, General Atomics Chief Executive Discuss Advancing Defence Manufacturing
PM Narendra Modi and Vivek Lall, Chief Executive of General Atomics on Thursday discussed advancing defence manufacturing, use of emerging technologies and augmenting capacity building in India, said MEA in a tweet.

Sep 23, 2021 21:15 (IST)

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PM Modi, First Solar CEO Discuss India's Renewable Energy Landscape: MEA
PM Narendra Modi and Mark Widmar, CEO of First Solar, on Thursday discussed India's renewable energy landscape, said MEA in a tweet. "The CEO shared plans to use PLI scheme for manufacturing solar power equipment with unique thin-film technology and integrating Flag of India into global supply chains," the tweet read.

Sep 23, 2021 20:29 (IST)
PM Modi, Adobe CEO Discuss Ongoing India Activities, Investment Plans: MEA
PM Narendra Modi met Shantanu Narayen, CEO, Adobe on Thursday and discussed Adobe's ongoing activities in India and future investment plans, said MEA in a tweet. "Ideas to leverage Digital India flagship programme in sectors like health, education and R&D were also discussed," said the tweet.

Sep 23, 2021 20:06 (IST)
Qualcomm CEO Expressed Keenness To Work With India In Areas Like 5G: PMO
PM Modi on Thursday met Qualcomm president and CEO Cristiano R. Amon. Calling it a "productive interation", the PMO said in a tweet that the prime minister highlighted the vast opportunities India offers. "Mr. Amon expressed keenness to work with India in areas such as 5G and other digital India efforts," it said.

Sep 23, 2021 19:29 (IST)
PM Modi Meets CEOs Of Qualcomm, Adobe, Other Firms
PM Modi has begun his engagements in the US with a meeting with leading American CEOs. The prime minister held one-on-one meetings with the CEOs of Qualcomm, Adobe, First Solar, General Atomics and Blackstone, in Washington. Two of them are Indian-Americans - Shantanu Narayen from Adobe and Vivek Lall from General Atomics.

Sep 23, 2021 18:51 (IST)
PM Modi US Visit In Photos: Eager Crowd Accords Warm Welcome To PM Modi On His Visit To US
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who left for his three-day visit to the US on Wednesday, arrived at the Joint Base Andrews in Washington DC. He was welcomed by a rousing crowd of Indian Americans, chanting his name, waving the Indian flag.
Sep 23, 2021 18:29 (IST)
On US Visit, PM Modi To Meet Australia, Japan Prime Ministers Today
Next, PM Modi will be meeting his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison, with whom he spoke over call last week to review the progress of India-Australia Comprehensive Partnership which includes the pertinent 2+2 dialogue. Later in the day, PM Modi will also hold an one-on-one meeting with Japan's PM Yoshihide Suga, focused on bilateral ties between the two counties.
Sep 23, 2021 18:26 (IST)
PM Modi To Meet CEOs Of Qualcomm, Adobe, Other Firms At 7 Today
PM Modi's packed day includes a meeting with global CEOs, including Cristiano E Amon from Qualcomm, Shantanu Narayen from Adobe, Mark Widmar from First Solar, Vivek Lall from General Atomics and Stephen A Schwarzman from Blackstone, according to news agency ANI. Shantanu Narayen and Vivek Lall are Indian Americans. The meeting will be held at 7 PM today.
Sep 23, 2021 18:06 (IST)
PM Modi US Visit: Our Diaspora Is Our Strength: PM's Thank You For Warm Welcome In US
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in US today for a three-day visit, received a warm welcome from members of the Indian community at Joint Base Andrews in Washington DC.