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PM in US- Day 1 highlights: In meeting with Harris, PM expresses gratitude for help during Covid crisis

PM Narendra Modi US visit Updates: The Prime Minister arrived in Washington on September 23, kicking off his official visit to the United States.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US vice president Kamala Harris at the White House.
Updated on Sep 24, 2021 02:15 AM IST
By hindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi began his seventh visit to the United States, with his flight arriving in Washington, DC, on Wednesday evening (local time). On the second day of his tour, the Prime Minister's packed schedule had meetings with CEOs of leading companies and US Vice President Kamala Harris. This is PM Narendra Modi's first official visit to US after the Democrats came to power. He held a bilateral meeting with Australian prime minister Scott Morrison and also met CEOs of Blackstone, Qualcomm, Adobe, First Solar and General Atomics

Follow all the updates here:

  • Fri, 24 Sep 2021 02:07 AM

    It's incumbent on our nations to protect democracy: Harris

    As democracies around world are under threat, it's imperative that we depend on democratic principles and institutions within our respective countries and around world. It's incumbent on our nations to protect democracy in best interest of people of countries: US vice president Kamala Harris

  • Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:33 AM

    ‘Will always remember': PM Modi expresses gratidue to US for help during 2nd Covid wave 

    In a meeting with Harris, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his gratitude to the US for extending help when the country was hit by the second wave of Covid-19 earlier this year.

  • Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:25 AM

    Welcome India's announcement regarding resumption of vaccine export: US vice-president Harris

    "I welcome India's announcement that it will soon be able to resume vaccine exports. It is particular note and admiration that India is currently vaccinating approximately 10 million people a day as of today," says US Vice-President Kamala Harris

  • Fri, 24 Sep 2021 01:24 AM

    India is very important partner: US vice-president Kamala Harris

    India is very important partner to the US, says Kamala Harris after meeting PM Modi

  • Fri, 24 Sep 2021 12:40 AM

    ‘Closer economic linkages between India, US to benefit' people at both sides: PM Modi

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:07 PM

    PM Modi meets Australian PM Scott Morrison

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:05 PM

    Able to build strong relationships: Aghi

    The president for US-India Strategic Partnership Forum Mukesh Aghi lauded PM Modi for forging strong ties with the US. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:37 PM

    PM Modi meets Schwarzman - What was discussed in meeting with Blackstone CEO?

    PM Modi and Blackstone CEO Stephen Schwarzman meet - 

    • Various investment opportunities in India, including those arising due to the National Infrastructure Pipeline and National Monetisation Pipeline were discussed
  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:24 PM

    Lall hails India's policy reforms

    General Atomic CEO Vivek Lall said the policy reforms in India brought by the government is beneficial for India from an investment perspective. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:17 PM

    PM Modi meets CEO of Blackstone Group Stephen Schwarzman

    PM Modi met Stephen Schwarzman, CEO of Blackstone, in Washington. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:14 PM

    'Outstanding': Widmar after meeting PM Modi

    After the meeting with PM Modi, Widmar hailed the government's efforts towards ensuring a sustainable future for all. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:11 PM

    Wish every country could emulate what India has done: Widmar

    First Solar CEO Mark Widmar said that meeting long-term climate objectives will not be a problem after meeting PM Modi earlier today. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:07 PM

    PM Modi and General Atomic CEO Vivek Lall meet - What was discussed?

    During the meeting, General Atomics CEO Vivek Lall and PM Modi discussed - 

    •  Advancing defence manufacturing, use of emerging technologies
    •  Augmenting capacity building in India
  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 09:02 PM

    PM Modi and General Atomics CEO Vivek Lall begin meet

    PM Modi and General Atomic CEO Vivek Lall begin discussions. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:53 PM

    Narayen says Adobe emphasising on education in India

    Adobe CEO Shankar Narayen says Adobe is supportive of more emphasis and interest in education, Narayen said following his meeting with PM Modi. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:44 PM

    PM Modi and Mark Widmar meet - What was discussed? 

    Widmar and PM Narendra Modi discussed - 

    •  India’s renewable energy landscape
    • Plans to use PLI scheme for manufacturing solar power equipment with unique thin-film technology
    • Integrating India into global supply chains
  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:30 PM

    PM Modi meets First Solar CEO  Mark Widmar

    PM Narendra Modi met First Solar CEO Mark Widmar in Washington DC. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:27 PM

    PM Modi - Adobe CEO Narayen meet - What was discussed? 

    During the meeting PM Modi and Adobe CEO Narayen discussed - 

    • Adobe's ongoing activities in India and its investment plans
    • Adobe's plans to leverage DigitalIndia flagship programme in healthcare, education and R&D sector
  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:23 PM

    PM Modi discussed PM WANI, 5G tech in his meeting with Amon

    PM Narendra Modi discussed 5G technology and its rollout, and PM WANI during his meet with Amon, news agency ANI reported citing people familiar with developments. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:14 PM

    Amon discussed advancing 5G industry in India with PM Modi

    The Qualcomm CEO discussed acceleration of 5G technology, advancing the industry within India and also turning the nation into an exporter of the technology. Regarding his meeting with PM Modi, Amon said that ‘it was a great meeting’, reported news agency ANI. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 08:11 PM

    PM Modi meets Adobe CEO Narayen

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen begin meeting

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:59 PM

    Talking technology: What did Amon and PM Modi discuss?

    PM Modi and the Qualcomm CEO discussed - 

    • Qualcomm's keenness to work with India in areas such as 5G
    • Qualcomm's desire to help Digital India efforts
    • Discussion held on ‘recent electronics and telecom manufacturing PLI schemes’
  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:55 PM

    PM Modi and Amon discussed means to strengthen innovation ecosystem

    PM Narendra Modi and Qualcomm CEO Cristiano R Amon discussed ‘investment opportunities in hi-tech sectors in India’ among other topics during discussions

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:50 PM

    PM Modi and Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen meet - What is on the table? 

    PM Modi's meeting with Adobe CEO Narayen, who is also from the Indian American community, could see discussions regarding India's push towards digitization. The meeting reflects upon India's IT and digital priority, which the Modi-led govt is pushing for. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:46 PM

    PM Modi's meeting with Adobe CEO to begin shortly

    PM Narendra Modi after his meeting with Qualcomm CEO CR Amon will meet Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:32 PM

    PM Modi holds meeting with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano R Amon in Washington DC

    PM Modi held discussions with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano R Amon in Washington DC

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:08 PM

    PM Modi meet with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano R Amon - What is on the table?

    The meeting with Qualcomm CEO is important as it could spearhead the launch of 5G in India with Reliance. Qualcomm chipsets are also popular choices amongst consumers in India when it comes to 5G as well as mobile gaming. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 06:58 PM

    PM Modi to begin his meeting with Qualcomm CEO Cristiano R Amon

    PM Narendra Modi will meet Qualcomm CEO Cristiano R Amon shortly. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 06:26 PM

    Modi-Harris meet could focus on Covid-19, cooperation on space and technology

    PM Narendra Modi and US vice president Kamala Harris may discuss means of tackling the Covid-19 pandemic, and greater cooperation between India and US in sectors like space and technology. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 06:19 PM

    PM Modi's meeting with each CEO to last for 15 mins

    PM Modi's meeting with 5 CEOs of major global companies will last for 15 minutes and will be preceded with a briefing of 5 minutes. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 06:09 PM

    PM Modi to meet US vice president Kamala Harris

    PM Narendra Modi, who is visiting the US for the first-time after the Democrats returned to power, defeating Republicans, will also meet US vice president Kamala Harris for the first time later today. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 06:06 PM

    PM Modi to meet Blackstone CEO Stephen A Schwarzmann

    PM Modi's meet with Blackstone CEO comes amid the company making large investments in India. The company is one of the leading investment firms in the world and last week sold about 5.7 crore units in Embassy Office Parks REIT for over 2,000 crore (USD 275 million). The Embassy Office Parks REIT is the country's first real estate investment trust (REIT). 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 05:43 PM

    PM Modi visit to US - Day 2 - PM to meet Australian PM Scott Morrison

    PM Narendra Modi will also hold a bilateral meet with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison around Thursday afternoon. Issues related to trade, maritime security and bilateral relationships may be discussed. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 05:41 PM

    PM Modi visit to US - Day 2

    PM Modi will meet Shantanu Narayen from Adobe and Vivek Lall from General Atomics, and the three others are Cristiano E Amon from Qualcomm, Mark Widmar from First Solar, and Stephen A Schwarzman from Blackstone today.

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 01:51 PM

    PM Modi to hold one-on-one meetings with 5 top CEOs

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Washington DC, will be holding one-on-one meeting with top 5 CEOS on Wednesday. Two of them are Indian Americans -- Shantanu Narayen from Adobe and Vivek Lall from General Atomics, and the three others are Cristiano E Amon from Qualcomm, Mark Widmar from First Solar, and Stephen A Schwarzman from Blackstone.

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 12:06 PM

    PM Modi reaches US, greets Indian-Americans; to meet Kamala Harris, global CEOs on Day 1

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 11:09 AM

    In meeting with Kamala Harris, PM Modi to discuss strategic ties

     Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be meeting US Vice President Kamala Harris for the first time since she was elected to Office, on Wednesday. "Landed in Washington DC. Over the next two days, will be meeting @POTUS @JoeBiden and @VP @KamalaHarris, Prime Ministers @ScottMorrisonMP and @sugawitter. Will attend the Quad meeting and would also interact with leading CEOs to highlight economic opportunities in India," the Prime Minister tweeted. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 10:17 AM

    PM Modi to meet General Atomics CEO

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to meet the head of armed drone manufacturer General Atomics in Washington on September 23. This comes against the backdrop of acquiring 30 Predator drones from the US. Read More

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:41 AM

    How PM Modi spent time ‘long flight’ to US

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi who is in the US for a three-day visit spent his flight ride going through papers and some file work. "A long flight also means opportunities to go through papers and some file work," he posted on Instagram. Read More

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:16 AM

    PM Modi meets members of Indian diaspora in Washington DC

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi met members of the Indian diaspora in Washington DC on Thursday. He was greeted by groups of Indian Americans at the airport soon after his plane landed and then again at his hotel. 

  • Thu, 23 Sep 2021 07:13 AM

    PM Modi reaches US, to meet Kamala Harris, global CEOs on packed Day 1

    PM Modi meeting the Indian diaspora after landing at Joint Base Andrews in Washington, DC. (Twitter/@narendramodi)

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (US time) arrived in Washington, DC for his three-day visit to the United States. The Prime Minister has a packed schedule from the very first day of the visit, during which he will meet US President Joe Biden and also address the United Nations General Assembly.

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