Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 24, 2021, met US President Joe Biden for their first in-person bilateral meeting at the White House. Both leaders during their bilateral talks deliberated on key challenges such as COVID, climate change, counter-terrorism, and how to further scale-up cooperation between India and the US across different spheres. While hosting PM Modi at the White House, Biden tweeted, “We launch a new chapter in the history of US-India ties. Our two nations are the largest democracies in the world.”
What PM Modi said
Today’s bilateral summit is important. We are meeting at the start of the third decade of this century. The seeds have been sown for a stronger friendship between India and the US. The next decade is expected to be a ‘transformative period’ in India-US ties. “Your leadership will certainly play an important role in how this decade is shaped,” PM Modi to US President Joe Biden.
PM Modi highlighted 5 T’s – Technology, Talent, Trade, Trusteeship, and Tradition that guide the transformation of India-US relations.