Narendra Modi leaves for New York to address UNGA after 'historic' visit to Houston, says MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar

  • Narendra Modi left for New York to address the UNGA and participate in other 'multilateral and bilateral' engagements after his 'historic' visit to Houston, the MEA said.

  • 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 other's achievements.

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 after his "historic" visit to Houston, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said on Sunday.

 Narendra Modi leaves for New York to address UNGA after historic visit to Houston, says MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar

File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Official White House Photo by Pete Souza)

"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," MEA spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet.

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 other's 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.

Updated Date: Sep 23, 2019 08:43:38 IST