PM Narendra Modi's week-long visit to the United States has come to an end. Prime Minister’s seven-day visit was packed with intensive discussions on diplomatic relations, terrorism. Taking to Twitter, PM Modi wrote: “Wherever I went, whoever I met, be it world leaders, industrialists or citizens from all walks of life, there is a great spirit of optimism towards India. There is also immense appreciation of India’s efforts to improve sanitation, healthcare and empower the poor.”
I would like to express gratitude to the people of USA for the exceptional welcome, warmth and hospitality. I would also like to thank Trump and other respected Members of the American Congress and Government, PM Modi said.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi at UNGA
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said Mahatma Gandhi's message of truth and non-violence is very relevant even today for peace, development and progress. Addressing the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly, the PM said it is a very special occasion because this year the entire world is celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Gandhi. (Photo: PTI)
'Howdy Modi' Event
In a grand show of friendship and common vision, Prime Minister Modi shared the stage with US President Donald Trump at the gala "Howdy, Modi!" event held at the sprawling NRG Stadium in Texas. The two leaders pledged to fight terrorism while heaping praise on each other's achievements.
The event turned out to be a huge diplomatic victory for Modi. He managed to attract the world's attention and increased his stature with his close rapport with Trump. Trump did not use his official podium with the official seal, but spoke from behind one that had India and US flags on it. Trump also did not bring up the issue of Kashmir. (Photo: Twitter@narendramodi)
PM Modi at UN climate change summit
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a clarion call for a “global people’s movement” to bring about a behavioral change to deal with climate change as he made a path-breaking pledge to more than double India’s non-fossil fuel target to 400 gigawatts. Modi announced that India would increase the share of non-fossil fuel and by 2022 “we will increase our renewable energy capacity to much beyond 175 GW and take it further to 400 GW.” (Photo: Reuters)
PM Modi and Donald Trump's bilateral meeting
Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US President Donald Trump for bilateral talks on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session in New York. Trump urged Modi to improve ties with Pakistan and "fulfil his promise to better the lives of the Kashmiri people," the White House said in a statement after the pair met on the sidelines of the annual U.N. gathering of world leaders. (Photo: Twitter@narendramodi)
PM Modi conferred 'Global Goalkeeper' award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was conferred the 'Global Goalkeeper' award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation for the 'Swachh Bharat Abhiyan'. He was given the award by Bil Gates. Accepting the award, PM Modi said he shared the honour with crores of Indians who had contributed to the success of the cleanliness mission. "This honour is not mine but of the crores of Indians who not only fulfilled the Swachh Bharat dream but also made it a part of their daily lives," he said. PM Modi added that when 130 crore people take a pledge, any challenge can be overcome. (Photo: Twitter@narendramodi)