India’s Modi Arrives in Washington to Strengthen Strategic Ties.

Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi arrived in the capital city of the United States, Washington, Thursday, September 23, to bolster ties.

Modi who is on a three-day-visit to the U.S., was greeted by Indian community members upon his arrival.

Modi is scheduled to address the U.N. General Assembly and attend a summit hosted by President Joe Biden of leaders of the Quad countries - Australia, India, Japan, and the United States - which are boosting cooperation to counter China's growing assertiveness.

He also will hold bilateral meetings with President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris, apart from having other bilateral engagements.

(Reuters)

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