WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump addressed a joint press meet following their first meeting at the White House. Mr Modi was welcomed to the White House by Mr Trump and First Lady Melania Trump. The two then chaired delegation level talks at the White House's Cabinet Room. After the address, Mr Modi will be hosted at a cocktail reception by Vice President Mike Pence, which will be followed by a dinner at the White House.
Here are the top 5 quotes of PM Modi at the joint press meet:
- We are global engines of growth. Economic growth is our common goal.
- Increased productivity, growth, job creation and breakthrough technologies will be the drivers of our cooperation.
- I believe my vision of 'New India' and President Trump's vision of 'Make America Great Again' has synergies.
- We talked about challenges from terrorism, extremism, radicalisation. To fight terrorism and their safe havens is an important part of our cooperation.
- Our increasing defence and security cooperation is very important. We discussed this in detail today.