Emphasising the new bonhomie in the India-US ties under the Trump administration, this is for the first time in recent history that the leaders of the two largest democracies would be addressing a joint rally anywhere in the world.
More than 50,000 Indian-Americans from across the US have registered for the September 22 mega “Howdy, Modi! Shared Dreams, Bright Futures” event to be held at the sprawling NRG Stadium in Houston.
PM MODI THANKS US PRESIDENT FOR THE SPECIAL GESTURE
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said The special gesture of President Donald Trump to join us in Houston highlights the strength of the relationship and recognition of the contribution of the Indian community to American society and economy.
In a series of tweets, the prime minister said A special gesture by @POTUS, signifying the special friendship between India and USA!
Delighted that President @realDonaldTrump will join the community programme in Houston on the 22nd.
Looking forward to joining the Indian origin community in welcoming him at the programme.
Meanwhile, Information and Broadcasting minister, Prakash Javadekar said that the US President Donald Trump’s plan to attend “Howdy Modi” event in Houston on Sept 22, shows India’s growing stature at global level.