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Obama wants to visit India early with wife, daughters: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said US President Barack Obama had told him that he was keen to visit India early with his entire family and build on the improving relationship with this country.

delhi Updated: Apr 11, 2009 01:18 IST

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said on Friday US President Barack Obama had told him that he was keen to visit India early with his entire family and build on the improving relationship with this country.

In his interaction with women journalists Friday, Manmohan Singh spoke about his meeting with the US president on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in London last week.

"From my 45 minutes with Obama, my impression was that he was very clearly interested in India. He wants to improve relations with India and build on the strong ties between the two countries for the last several years," he said.

The prime minister said that Obama wished to come to India "very early" with his wife, Michelle Obama. "In fact, he said that he wants wants to bring his two daughters with him," he said.

"Judging by my conversation I look look forward to a very fruitful relation with him," Manmohan Singh said.

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