- PM Modi departed from Delhi around 11 am and is scheduled to reach Washington at 3:30 am IST
- PM will conduct several bilateral meetings along with attending the Quad summit and addressing the UN General Assembly debate
- PM Modi will be accompanied by a high-level delegation consisting of EAM S Jaishankar, NSA Ajit Doval, and other senior officials
Today morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed for his trip to the United States. Over there, the Indian delegate is scheduled to conduct several bilateral meetings along with attending the Quad summit and addressing the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) debate.
Sources revealed that the aircraft carrying Prime Minister Narendra Modi departed from Delhi around 11 am. He is said to reach Washington at 3:30 am IST. On September 24, PM Modi will be meeting US President Joe Biden, and they aim to discuss the present regional security situation.
Before leaving for the US, PM Modi emphasized that his visit will aim to strengthen the Comprehensive Global Strategic Partnership with the US. He stated he will try to consolidate relations with other strategic Quad partners. “Quad summit will provide an opportunity to identify priorities for future engagements based on our shared vision for the Indo-Pacific region,” he added.
PM Modi will be accompanied by a high-level delegation consisting of external affairs minister S Jaishankar, National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval, and other senior officials. He will also hold a meeting with top American business leaders the same day to boost trade and investments as part of India’s post-Covid recovery efforts.