ADVERTISEMENT
ADVERTISEMENT

US pitches to witness ‘ PM Modi magic’

US pitches to witness ‘ PM Modi magic’
Highlights

Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was once denied a US visa is now the most sought after foreign head of the state

Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who was once denied a US visa is now the most sought after foreign head of the state as American lawmakers have intensified their campaign to get him to address a joint session of the US Congress when he visits the country in September.

An invitation to address a joint session of Congress is viewed as the highest honour the US House can bestow on a foreign head of state.
US President Barrack Obama on Friday had extended a formal invitation to Mr Modi for a visit to the US, and expressed keenness to work closely with him to make the bilateral relations a “defining partnership” in the 21st century.
As of Friday, nearly three dozen Congressmen from both the Democratic and the Republican Party had signed on a letter addr-essed to the Speaker of the US House of Representatives , John Boehner, extending an invitation to Mr Modi to address the joint session of the Congress.
Show Full Article
Download The Hans India Android App or iOS App for the Latest update on your phone.
Subscribed Failed...
Subscribed Successfully...
More Stories


Top