PM Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding US trip

Updated On : 27 Jun , 2017 , 08:19 AM
PM Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding US trip
PM Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding US trip
Washington:

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday (IST) left for Netherlands, the final leg of his three-nation tour, after concluding his visit to the US.

In the US, Modi held talks with President Donald Trump on Monday during which the two leaders vowed to strengthen co-operation on terror. India and the US also urged Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch cross-border terror strikes.

“Wrapping up a historic visit, setting a new milestone in #IndiaUS relationp. PM departs for Netherlands, last leg of his three nation tour (sic),” Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.

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In Netherlands, Modi will have an official meeting with Dutch PM Mark Rutte, with whom he will have a discussion on global issues including counter-terrorism and climate change.

He will meet with CEOs of Dutch companies and “will encourage them to join the Indian growth story.”

“I will also call on King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and meet Queen Maxima,” he had said in a Facebook post before leaving on his three-nation trip.

PM Modi will also address the Indian diaspora in the country.

First Published : Tuesday, June 27, 2017 08:13 AM
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