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PM Narendra Modi celebrates 67th birthday Take a look at his famous foreign trips

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday celebrated his 67th birthday. Born on 17th September 1950, in Gujarat’s Mehsana, he is the 14th and current Prime Minister of India who assumed office on May 26, 2014. During his tenure as the PM of India, he visited several countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Pakistan, China and Myanmar. Here’s a look at PM Modi’s foreign trips:

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 17 September 2017, 09:31:29 PM
PM Modi

PM Modi

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday celebrated his 67th birthday. Born on 17th September 1950, in Gujarat’s Mehsana, he is the 14th and current Prime Minister of India who assumed office on May 26, 2014. During his tenure as the PM of India, he visited several countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Pakistan, China and Myanmar. Here’s a look at PM Modi’s foreign trips:
US visit

US visit

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US visit PM Narendra Modi addressed the Indian community at a packed Madison Square Garden in New York in September 2014. In his historic speech, he announced a raft of measures aimed at making it easier for non-residents Indians (NRI) visiting India, as he spoke to a large crowd of cheering people of Indian origin. Modi said holders of Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) cards will henceforth get lifetime Indian visas; NRIs who stay in India over a long period of time will no longer have to report regularly to police stations; and the PIO and Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) cards will be merged into one in order to do away with difficulties arising from the differences in these cards.
Australia visit

Australia visit

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Australia visit PM Modi visited Australia in November 2014 and travelled four major cities - Brisbane, Canberra, Sydney and Melbourne -- on his five-day visit, the first by an Indian Prime Minister in 28 years. Everywhere he went, the diaspora felt a sense of Modi mania and his trip continued to hog newspaper headlines. A man, who flagged the 'Modi Express' in Melbourne, commented that he was rapt to see such frenzy for a politician.
Pakistan visit

Pakistan visit

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Pakistan visit PM Modi in a surprise visit went to Lahore in December 2015 for a meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif, the first visit to Pakistan by an Indian premier in more than 10 years. Modi was received by Sharif with a warm hug at the tarmac of Allama Iqbal International Airport after his unexpected stopover on his way back home after a day-long trip to Afghanistan where he went after concluding a two-day visit to Russia.
UK visit

UK visit

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UK visit PM Narendra Modi paid a historic visit to the UK in November 2015. It was the first Prime Ministerial visit in over a decade. PM Modi held extensive meetings with the UK PM Cameron at Chequers, met Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II at Buckingham Palace. He also met several investors from the UK. The PM addressed the British Parliament and the City of London at an event at The Old Library, Guildhall.
UAE visit

UAE visit

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UAE visit In August 2015, PM Modi visited United Arab Emirates (UAE). This was the first Prime Ministerial visit in 34 years. PM Modi's visit to the UAE ushered in a golden era of strong India-UAE ties. The visit strengthened economic ties, enhanced security cooperation and brought the two nations much closer.
South Africa visit

South Africa visit

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South Africa visit PM Modi, who was on a 4-nation tour to African countries, in July 2016 addressed the Indian community in Johannesburg. India is working to achieve over 8 per cent growth in the coming years, Modi said, while attributing the rise of the country to HOPE—Harmony, Optimism, Potential and Energy. He told the Indian diaspora that India is “one of the brightest spot in the global economy” and a “land of opportunities” for those who want to invest and have trade. Modi said his government is working in a campaign mode to create 500 million new jobs by 2022 besides transforming rural and urban areas of the country through infrastructure development.
Japan visit

Japan visit

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Japan visit PM Modi visited Japan in November 2016 during which the two countries signed a landmark civil nuclear deal and nine other agreements in various fields. He addressed a luncheon gathering of business leaders in Kobe, a city on Osaka Bay. He also travelled in Japan's famed high-speed Shinkansen bullet train, which is being introduced in India on the Mumbai-Ahmedabad stretch, with his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe.
France visit

France visit

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France visit PM Modi visited France in June 2017 and discussed issues of international and mutual interests with French President Emmanuel Macron. The issues included ways to enhance the strategic ties, countering terrorism and climate change. The two leaders met at the Elysee Palace, the official residence of the president of France. "A meeting to mark a new warmth and friendship. PM @narendramodi meets new French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris," Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted along with some pictures of the two leaders.
China visit for BRICS Summit

China visit for BRICS Summit

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China visit for BRICS Summit PM Modi visited China to attend the BRICS Summit which began in Xiamen in August 2017. PM Modi and Chinese President Xi Jinping held their first substantive bilateral meeting after the Dokalam standoff, which had put ties between the two countries under strain. Modi, who attended the BRICS Emerging Markets and Developing Countries Dialogue, met Xi on the sidelines of the 9th BRICS Summit. During their meeting, Modi congratulated Xi on a "very successful" BRICS Summit.
Myanmar visit

Myanmar visit

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Myanmar visit Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Myanmar in September 2017 and addressed the Indian diaspora at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon. He started his speech saying “I am very happy to be here with you today”. “We are not merely reforming India but are transforming India. A new India is being built,” he further added.