After his “historic” visit to Houston, Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for New York to address the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) and participate in other “multilateral and bilateral” engagements.
On Sunday (September 23) the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Raveesh Kumar in a tweet said, “Farewell Texas! After an unprecedented and historic visit to Houston, PM @narendramodi departs for New York City to address the #UNGA74 and participate in other multilateral and bilateral engagements.”
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Earlier, in a grand show of friendship and common vision, the prime minister shared the stage with US President Donald Trump at the gala “Howdy, Modi!” event. The two leaders pledged to fight terrorism while heaping praise on each others achievements.
Modi also addressed a gathering of members of the Indian community here, where he requested Indians leaving across the world to send at least five non-Indian families to India as tourists every year.
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Addressing the Howdy Modi gathering in Houston, the Prime Minister hit out at Pakistan in a veiled manner over the issue of terrorism and asked where are all the terrorists found? He also complimented US President Donald Trump for fighting against terrorism with all his might. He further said that time has come to take decisive action against terror.
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Earlier, he said that all was well in India talking about the atmosphere at Houston he said, “This atmosphere is unprecedented & extraordinary, when you talk of Texas then everything is on a grand scale. I’m seeing history being made, and a new chemistry also. This event is called Howdy Modi, but I am no one, I am a common man working on the directions of 130 crore Indians,” he said.
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(With inputs from agencies)