PM Modi Meets Kamala Harris In Washington DC

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

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently on an official US visit, is meeting 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. Earlier in the day, he held one-on-one meetings with the CEOs of Qualcomm, Adobe, First Solar, General Atomics and Blackstone in Washington.

PM Modi will also meet US Vice President Kamala Harris today, besides other state heads like Australia’s Scott Morrison and Japan’s Yoshihide Suga.

This will be the first in-person meeting between US Vice President 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, will travel to New York on September 24 and address the UN General Assembly the next day.

Here are the Live updates of PM Narendra Modi’s US visit:

“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.

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.

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.

“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.

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

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

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

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

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.

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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.”

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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