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PM Narendra Modi likely to visit US this year on President Donald Trump’s invitation

The White House On Tuesday Said That Prime Minister Narendra Modi Is Likely To Visit United States This Year. US President Donald Trump Spoke To Narendra Modi Over Phone And Said That He Looked Forward To Play Host This Year.

PTI | Updated on: 28 Mar 2017, 11:54:42 PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi (Image: PTI)

New Delhi:

The White House on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to visit United States this year. US President Donald Trump spoke to Narendra Modi over phone and said that he looked forward to play host this year.

"President Trump also said he looks forward to hosting Prime Minister Modi in Washington later this year," the White House said in a statement.

The dates for Modi’s visit to US is yet not decided.

Trump congratulated Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the outcome of recent state elections and expressed his support to the Indian leader's economic reform agenda, the White House said.

Also read: PM Modi, Prez greet nation on Gudi Padava and Navreh

Earlier, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters that Trump congratulated Modi and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday on their electoral victories.  

Also read: Modi gets a congratulatory call from Trump for electoral success

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First Published : 28 Mar 2017, 11:49:00 PM