New York – Modi enjoys great popularity among the Indian diaspora in the United States, which constitutes about 1.2% of the country’s population
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greeted a large number of American Indians, who gathered to meet him outside his hotel in New York on Friday evening (local time) during his visit to the United States.
Modi is in New York to address the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).
Modi enjoys great popularity among the Indian diaspora in the United States, which constitutes about 1.2% of the country’s population.
Upon his arrival in Washington DC on Thursday, Prime Minister Modi received a warm welcome from the Indian diaspora living in the United States. He also hailed the community as the “strength” of the country.
“I thank the Indian community in Washington DC for their warm welcome. Our diaspora is our strength. It is commendable how the Indian diaspora has distinguished itself across the world, ”Modi tweeted.
Modi left Washington earlier today after meeting with President Joe Biden and attending the Quad Summit.
The Prime Minister held bilateral meetings with US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris. He also met his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga. Modi also attended the first in-person Quad meeting after Covid-19.
He also met with five global CEOs on Thursday for a potential investment in India. Modi’s visit to the United States will conclude today, September 25, with a speech to the United Nations General Assembly focusing on pressing global challenges, including the Covid-19 pandemic, the need to fight terrorism, the climate change and other important issues.