Modi leaves on a 7-day visit to US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has departed for a week-long visit to the United States with an aim to boost bilateral ties and present India as “a vibrant land of opportunities”. The Prime Minister will have a stopover at Germany for a short time span before flying to New York where he will be following a packed schedule of events. Pakistan had rejected India’s request to allow the use of its air space for PM Modi’s flight.

PM Modi is set to visit the US from September 21 to 27. In his departure statement, the Prime Minister provided with the detailed the itinerary of his visit to the US where he will interact with CEOs of leading energy companies, besides attending a community event in Houston and addressing the 74th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.