After Switzerland, PM Narendra Modi Leaves For Washington

| } June 6 , 2016 , 15:55 IST
modiPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for Washington after finishing his engagements in Switzerland, where PM met Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann to deepen bilateral and multilateral cooperation with the key European nation. Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to Washington will highlight the growing collaboration between India and the US and their "shared leadership" on the world stage. ALSO READ: Modi Invites Swiss Businesses To Partner India’s Growth This visit celebrates the remarkable transformation in US-India ties. Over the last seven years, the United States and India have cemented an enduring bond of friendship, built on democratic values, open societies, and a respect for a rules-based order. At the invitation of President Barack Obama, Modi will arrive in the US capital on Tuesday afternoon as he and Obama are scheduled to meet at the Oval Office. The President will host a lunch for the Prime Minister after the meeting.

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