Prime Minister Narendra Modi met United States President Donald Trump on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York.
The meeting comes days after both leaders shared stage in Houston during Howdy Modi event. The two leaders discussed issues related to trade between India and United States. This was the fourth meeting between the two leaders after Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s reelection in May this year. The two leaders had also met on the sidelines of G20 and G7 meetings.
During the meeting the two leaders held discussions on combating terrorism and trade ties between India and the US. Speaking to media US President Donald Trump said expressed hope that the two countries will soon have a trade deal and even a larger one.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi said expressed his rgatitude to President Trump for sharing the stage with him during Howdy Modi! event.
The Prime Minister underlined the strengthening ties between India and United States. He said that India and US share a very strong friendship and the series of meetings between him and President Trump in 2019 is a reflection of that.
The Prime Minister also spoke about the MoU between India and United States in the field of Oil and energy.
Addressing media on PM Modi’s bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump, Foreign Secretary Vijay Gokhale said that PM Modi told the US President that India has never shied away from talks with Pakistan but that country needs to take concrete steps on terrorism.