PM Modi, Kamala Harris talk regional, global developments
Washington : Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the US vice President Kamala Harris discussed their views on regional and global developments.
Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Arindam Bagchi shared on Twitter that the two leaders have discussed India-US vibrant bilateral partnership, covering emerging and critical technologies, healthcare, education and people-to-people linkages.
"Strong commitment to further deepen bilateral relations! PM @narendramodi & @VPKamala Harris exchanged views on recent global and regional developments. Discussed our vibrant bilateral partnership, covering emerging & critical technologies, healthcare, education & P2P linkages," Bagchi tweeted.
The talks between PM Narendra Modi and Kamala Harris were held at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, near the premises of the White House on Thursday.
PM Modi was accompanied by External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla, Indian Ambassador to US Taranjit Singh Sandhu, Rudra Gaurav Shresth, Joint Secretary to the Prime Minister and Vivek Kumar, Private Secretary to the Prime Minister.
Interestingly, this was first time when PM Narendra Modi met Kamala Harris in-person since she created history by becoming the first Indian-origin person to become the Vice President of America.
" The United States, like India, feels very strongly about the pride of being a member of the Indo Pacific, but also the fragility and importance...of those relationships, including maintaining a free and open Indo Pacific," Harris told Modi during the meeting.