PM Narendra Modi will be on an official state visit to the United States on June 22


Us State Department Principal Deputy Spokesperson Vedant Patel said on Monday that the partnership with India is one of the most important relationships for the US. At the same time, he said that the US is looking forward to deepening economic ties and increasing security cooperation with India. "We are very much looking forward to hosting PM Modi's state visit to the US later this month," Patel said.

"Our partnership with India is one of our most important relationships and we look forward to deepening our cooperation on a range of issues. Whether it is increasing security cooperation, deepening our economic relations or promoting trade.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be on an official state visit to the United States on June 22. During his visit, PM Modi will be hosted by US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden at a state dinner at the White House, State Department. The Ministry of External Affairs gave this information through a press statement on Wednesday. According to the statement issued by the US Congress, the United States Congress has also invited PM Modi to address a joint sitting of the House of Representatives and the Senate during his visit to the country on June 22.

"During your address, you will have the opportunity to share your vision for India's future and talk about the global challenges facing both countries," House Speaker Kevin McCarthy, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and House Democratic Leader and Hakim Jeffries said in a letter to PM Modi.

White House spokesman John Kirby, responding to a question on PM Modi's visit, said that India is an important partner of the US on many issues, not just as a bilateral relationship. A member of the Quad and an important partner in the security of the Pacific, Friend is a friend. President Biden is waiting for PM Modi's visit and during this time all issues will be discussed.

Responding to a question on the state of democracy in India, White House spokesman John Kirby said that India's democracy is very strong. It can be seen by going to Delhi. I hope that when PM Modi comes here, the talk of strengthening and health of democratic institutions will be part of the discussion.

"At this time, we are not aware of any US citizen being injured or injured in a train accident in Odisha, India," Patel said. We are closely monitoring the situation and are in touch with local authorities. We strongly encourage U.S. citizens in India to continue monitoring local news, follow emergency instructions provided by local authorities, and of course enroll in our Smart Traveler program to receive any additional updates.

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