US Congressional delegation meets PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the United States Congressional Delegation in New Delhi on November 13, 2021. (PIB)

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on November 13, 2021, met with US Congressional delegation led by Senator John Cornyn, which included Senator Michael Crapo, Senator Thomas Tuberville, Senator Michael Lee, Congressman Tony Gonzales, and Congressman John Kevin Elizey Sr.

Senator John Cornyn is the co-founder and co-chair of the Senate Caucus on India and Indian Americans.

The Congressional delegation noted the excellent management of the COVID situation in India in spite of the challenges of a large and diverse population, the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) informed.

Prime Minister Modi noted that people’s participation based on the democratic ethos of the country played a key role in managing the worst pandemic of the last century, the PMO added.       

PM Modi appreciated the consistent support and constructive role of the US Congress in deepening the India-US comprehensive global strategic partnership, which is anchored in shared democratic values.

“There was a warm and frank discussion on regional issues of mutual interest, including those related to South Asia and the Indo-Pacific region. Prime Minister and the visiting delegation noted the increasing convergence of strategic interests between the two strategic partners and expressed the desire to further enhance cooperation with an aim to promote global peace and stability,” the PMO informed.

The Prime Minister also exchanged views on the potential for enhancing the bilateral relationship and strengthening cooperation on contemporary global issues such as terrorism, climate change, and reliable supply chains for critical technologies. (Press Release)

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