Biden warmly welcomed Modi when he met for the first time, know what happened on what issues
PM Modi held a bilateral meeting with President Joe Biden on Friday. In this meeting, Biden said that in the coming times, the relationship between India and America, the two largest democracies, is bound to strengthen, depth and closeness.
Washington, Agencies. PM Modi held a bilateral meeting with President Joe Biden on Friday. In this meeting, Biden said that in the coming times, the relationship between India and America, the two largest democracies, is sure to strengthen, depth and closeness. I am seeing a new chapter in the relationship between India and America. During this meeting, various issues of priority including the fight against the corona epidemic, climate change and economic cooperation were discussed.
This was Biden’s first meeting with Prime Minister Modi after becoming the President of the United States. Prime Minister Modi termed this meeting with the US President as very important. “Your leadership will certainly play a key role in how this decade will turn out,” he told Biden. Seeds have been sown for a stronger friendship between India and America.
- make good use of talents
Modi said the future of this decade will be decided by talent and people-to-people relations. I am glad that the Indian diaspora is actively contributing to America’s progress. Technology is becoming the driving force in the present times. We must make good use of our talents for the greater welfare of the world and to take advantage of technology.
- Emphasis on increasing trade
PM Modi said that trade is an important area in India-US relations in which a lot needs to be done.
- Together, both the countries can overcome the challenges
At the same time, US President Joe Biden said that the destiny of relations between India and America, the world’s two largest democracies, is to become stronger, stronger and come closer. Today India and America are starting a new chapter in relations. Biden also said that I believe that the US-India relationship can go a long way in solving global challenges.
- Remembering Mahatma Gandhi
Referring to Mahatma Gandhi’s birth anniversary next week, Biden said, “It reminds us all of the message of non-violence, respect, tolerance that matters today more than ever.” To this Modi said, ‘Gandhi ji had talked about trusteeship which is very important for our world in the times to come.’
- had predicted long ago
Biden said, “I have long believed that India-US relations can help solve many global challenges. In 2006, I said that by 2020, India and the US would be among the closest countries in the world. Today we begin a new chapter in the history of Indo-US relations. We are facing some of the toughest challenges with shared commitments.
- Our friendship is more than partnership
Biden said that he and Prime Minister Modi will talk about fighting Corona, the challenge of climate change, and ensuring stability in the Indo-Pacific region. “Our partnership is much more than what we do,” he said. It is about our shared responsibility to uphold democratic values, our joint commitment to diversity and our family ties in which 4 million Indian Americans make America stronger every day.
- India US relations trust partnership
Speaking about the meeting, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said that India-US relations are a partnership of trust. We will bring change on a global scale. He said that the two leaders held talks on global, regional and bilateral issues. The broad agenda includes defence, security, health, education, trade, information technology, economic, science and technology, energy and people-to-people relations. Bagchi said the prime minister also signed the visitor’s book in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.
- called the meeting extraordinar
PM Modi tweeted after the meeting, calling the meeting with Joe Biden extraordinary. PM Modi said that we discussed how India and America can increase their cooperation in various fields. We also discussed how we can work together to overcome major challenges such as the COVID-19 pandemic and climate change.
- Biden warmly welcomed
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in the meeting, was warmly welcomed by US President Joe Biden. Welcoming Prime Minister Modi to the Oval Office of the White House, President Biden said that he is starting a new chapter in US-India relations today. After the meeting, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also signed the visitor’s book in the Roosevelt Room of the White House.
- Have already participated in some virtual meetings
Prior to this meeting, Modi and Biden have participated in some virtual meetings, including the Quad meeting in March hosted by the US President. Before the meeting on Friday, the last phone call between the two leaders was on April 26.
- Biden tweeted before the meeting
Before welcoming the Prime Minister, Biden tweeted, “This morning I am hosting the bilateral meeting of Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the White House. I look forward to working to strengthen the deeper ties between the two countries, to maintain a free and open Indo-Pacific region, and to tackle everything from the coronavirus pandemic to climate change.
- Indians gathered outside the White House
A large number of Indian-Americans gathered outside the White House ahead of the Modi-Biden meeting. Looking very excited, these Indians were carrying banners and Indian flags in their hands.
- Terrorism a big threat
On Thursday, Prime Minister Modi met Indian-American Vice President Kamala Harris. During this, Harris expressed concern over the danger looming over democracy around the world. He stressed the need to protect democratic principles and institutions in India and America as well as around the world.
- Harris expressed his desire to work together by tweeting
On Friday, Kamala Harris tweeted that I met Prime Minister Narendra Modi to confirm the strategic partnership between the US and India. By working together, we can make progress on important global issues. These include from the corona epidemic to the climate crisis and strengthening and protecting democracy.