New Delhi: US President Joe Biden, who is in India to attend the G20 summit, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and held talks.
US President Joe Biden has arrived in India to attend the G20 summit. This is his first visit to India after becoming US President. He arrived at the New Delhi airport at around 7 pm on Friday and was met by Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation V.K. Singh welcomed. US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti was with his daughter at the time. President Joe Biden enjoyed watching the dance performance at the airport to welcome the President of the United States.
Subsequently, President Joe Biden visited Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence at No. 7, Lok Kalyan Marg. At that time, the two leaders held talks on improving bilateral relations. The meeting reportedly discussed progress on the deal to jointly manufacture jet engines in India, the purchase of MQ-9B armed drones, civil nuclear responsibility and an agreement on trade.
Earlier, Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnath and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina visited Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence and held talks. The main objectives of these meetings were said to be to review India’s bilateral relations with these countries and further strengthen development cooperation.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold more than 15 bilateral meetings in three days starting today. Prime Minister Modi held talks with Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Jagnath, followed by talks with US President Joe Biden. The G20 summit will be held tomorrow and the day after tomorrow at Bharat Mandapam in New Delhi. The summit is expected to be attended by leaders of more than 30 countries, high officials of the European Union and special guests, heads of 14 international organizations.