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Key Results of PM’s US Visit to Include Defense Industrial Cooperation Roadmap, Says Foreign Secretary Kwatra

The main result of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s trip to the United States, which starts on June 21, is anticipated to be a blueprint for defense industrial cooperation, Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra said on Monday.

He added at a news briefing in New Delhi that Modi and US President Joe Biden will cover all facets of defense co-production and co-development.

Bilateral defense cooperation, he added, “will be one of the key elements that will be prominently showcased.”

Strong trade and investment relationships have been the second essential element. The third element is technology, which interacts with a variety of different fields, including manufacturing, space, communication, and investing, according to Kwatra.

According to him, the prime minister would go to the US from June 21–23 and Egypt from June 24–25.

Modi will lead the festivities of the International Day of Yoga at the United Nations headquarters in New York on June 21 to kick off his trip to the US.

He will proceed from New York to Washington, where he will meet President Biden and receive a formal welcome at the White House on June 22. They will continue their high-level conversation there.

The same evening, Biden and First Lady Jill Biden will throw a state banquet in Modi’s honor.

According to the MEA, the prime minister will speak at a joint session of the US Congress on June 22. On June 23, US Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of State Antony Bilnken will co-host a luncheon for him.

The prime minister is expected to participate in a number of carefully selected encounters with top CEOs, experts, and other stakeholders in addition to his formal engagements.

The al-Hakimi mosque, which was refurbished and restored by the Bohra community, will be visited by the prime minister in Egypt.

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, who this year served as the main guest at the Republic Day festivities, invited the prime minister to come to Egypt.

As prime minister, Modi will be traveling to Egypt for the first time.

 

 

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