Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet the President in person, a first after Joe Biden took office in January this year. The two leaders will review the “solid and multifaceted” bilateral relations between India and the United States and hold a discussion to strengthen bilateral trade and investment relations, Foreign Minister Harsh previously informed. V Shringla. Later today, Biden will host the first-ever Quad Leaders Summit in person with Prime Minister Modi, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
The Covid vaccination campaign, regional infrastructure, climate change and securing supply chains for semiconductors used in computer technology will be discussed during the White House meeting.
While China is not officially on the agenda, the Quad will emphasize its support for a “free and open Indo-Pacific,” AFP news agency said, citing a senior US official.
Earlier today, an op-ed in Chinese state media accused the United States of working to contain China’s rise and warned Quad nations that they “would not hesitate to punish them” for they “followed the United States too much in their confrontation with China.”
Earlier, the Prime Minister, who is on his seventh visit to the United States since taking office in 2014, met with his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison, US Vice President Kamala Harris and Japan’s Yoshihide Suga.
Here are the updates from PM Modi’s visit to the United States:
Chinese state media op-ed accused the United States of working to contain China’s rise and warned Quad nations that they “would not hesitate to punish them” if they “followed the states too much. – United in their confrontation with China “.
The Communist Party of China-backed Global Times editorial comes on a day when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is due to hold a bilateral meeting with US President Joe Biden and attend the first in-person meeting of Quad member states – the states United, Australia, India and Japan.
PM’s bilateral with Biden today, the Big Quad Summit follows
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet with US President Joe Biden today at the White House. It will be the first in-person meeting between the two leaders after Mr. Biden became president in January. PM Modi will also participate in the Quad Summit tonight.