Prime Minister Narendra Modi has met leading American economist Prof Paul Romer, investor and co-founder of the hedge fund, Bridgewater Associates Ray Dalio, and other eminent thought leaders and exchanged views and briefed them about the reform trajectory of his government to foster economic growth.
PM Modi arrived in New York on June 20 on the first leg of his maiden state visit to the U.S. The Prime Minister led the celebrations of the International Day of Yoga at the United Nations Headquarters and will hold bilateral talks with President Joe Biden in Washington.
“Landed in New York City. Looking forward to the programmes here including interaction with thought leaders and the Yoga Day programme tomorrow, 21st June,” Mr. Modi tweeted.
Mr. Modi, who is making his sixth visit to the U.S. as Prime Minister, will be hosted by U.S. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden for his first official state visit.
During his visit he will meet the U.S. leadership, members of Congress, American CEOs, and members of the Indian-American community, that will focus on enhancing trade and energy, collaborations in science & technology, education, and health, and is expected to yield a number of agreements on defence ties including deals for jet engines and drones.