In a statement, prior to his departure to USA, Prime Minister has said:
— I am visiting the United States of America from 21 to 27 September 2019.
— I will visit Houston and, thereafter, New York to attend the High Level Segment of the 74th Session of the United Nations General Assembly.
— In Houston, I will interact with CEOs of leading energy companies in the US with the aim to enhance India-US energy partnership.
— In Houston, I look forward to my meeting with and address to the Indian-American community. —- It is a matter of great honour for the Indian diaspora and pleasure for me that President of the United States Mr. Donald Trump will race the occasion with his presence and join me in addressing the community.
— Through my participation in UN events, I will showcase our success in realizing the Sustainable Development Goals.
— At the Climate Action Summit on 23rd September, I will highlight India’s robust action to address climate change in line with global goals and our international commitments.
— India will also host at the UN an event to celebrate the 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi, which will underline the continuing relevance of Gandhian thoughts and values in today’s world.
—I look forward to meeting President Trump in Houston and New York in a span of a few days.
—We will review our bilateral relations in order to bring even more benefits to our two nations and peoples.
—I am confident that my visit would present India as a vibrant land of opportunities, a reliable partner and a global leader, and will also help impart new energy to our relations with the US.