Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s upcoming visit to the United States marks a significant milestone in India-US relations. This three-day visit encompasses a diverse range of engagements, including a rare address to the joint session of the US Congress, crucial meetings with business leaders and Indian expats, and a prestigious dinner at the White House with US President Joe Biden. As only the third world leader to be invited by President Biden for a state visit and dinner, PM Modi’s presence reflects the growing importance of the bilateral relationship between India and the United States.
A Meeting of Great Minds:
During his stay in New York, Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to engage with a distinguished group of individuals comprising Nobel laureates, economists, artists, scientists, scholars, entrepreneurs, academicians, and health sector experts. Among the notable personalities on his agenda are visionary innovator Elon Musk, renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, Grammy award-winning Indian-American singer Falu (Falguni Shah), and influential figures like Paul Romer, Nicholas Nassim Taleb, Ray Dalio, Jeff Smith, and Michael Froman, to name a few. This gathering of extraordinary minds holds immense potential for fostering meaningful collaborations and exchanging ideas to drive global progress.
A Historic Address to the US Congress:
On Thursday, Prime Minister Modi will deliver a rare address to the joint session of the US Congress, a remarkable honor bestowed upon him for the second time. The invitation extended by the House of Representatives and the Senate underscores the significance of this occasion. Reflecting on the magnitude of this opportunity, Foreign Minister S Jaishankar stated, “No Indian prime minister has addressed it twice. World over also, very few people have done that… Winston Churchill, Nelson Mandela… That’s why its importance is huge.” This historic address will further cement the bond between India and the United States, while highlighting the shared values and aspirations of the two nations.
Promoting Health and Well-being:
As the world celebrates World Yoga Day on Wednesday, Prime Minister Modi will lead a yoga event at the UN building, showcasing India’s rich cultural heritage and the holistic benefits of yoga. This event serves as a testament to India’s commitment to promoting health and well-being on a global scale. Additionally, PM Modi will address a gathering of expat leaders from across the United States at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington on Friday, further strengthening the ties between the Indian diaspora and their homeland.
Elevating India’s Aviation Industry:
The visit also holds promising prospects for India’s aviation sector. There are high hopes that General Electric (GE) may strike a significant deal with Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) to produce the cutting-edge GE-F414 jet engine in India. This multi-million-dollar agreement would mark a transformative milestone for Indian airspace. Jet engine technology is widely regarded as the holy grail of aviation, and the transfer of such advanced technology to India would be unprecedented. This development could revolutionize the manufacturing landscape in the country and fuel India’s ambition to become a global aviation powerhouse.
Mr. Tribhuvan Darbari Views on above :-
Mr. Tribhuvan Darbari, Chairman of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Business Council Secretariat, Managing Director & CEO of Texmaco Defence Systems, and Chief Executive of Texmaco Rail & Engineering Ltd
Stated that “Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the United States carries immense significance for both nations. It represents an opportunity to strengthen bilateral ties, explore new avenues of collaboration, and promote shared values of democracy, innovation, and progress. By addressing the US Congress for the second time, PM Modi underscores the deepening partnership between India and the United States. Moreover, his engagements with influential figures from various fields highlight the potential for global cooperation and the exchange of ideas. As India and the United States embark on this transformative journey, the possibilities for mutual growth and prosperity are boundless, promising a brighter future for both nations and the world at large”.