Narendra Modi to deliver third leadership summit of US India Strategic and Partnership Forum tomorrow

Being attended by top corporate leaders and government officials, the summit highlights areas of trade and investment, strategic energy ties and India’s position in global supply chains

Press Trust of India September 02, 2020 11:07:31 IST
Narendra Modi to deliver third leadership summit of US India Strategic and Partnership Forum tomorrow

File photo of Narendra Modi. ANI

Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver key note address to the third leadership summit of US India Strategic and Partnership Forum (USISPF) on Thursday, organisers announced on Tuesday.

"We are honored that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has taken time to address USISPF annual event. It signifies importance of US-India relations in the current challenging environment," USISPF president Mukesh Aghi said.

"It is a win-win partnership mutually dependent geo-politically, trade, culturally, diplomatically and scientifically. Aggressive and assertive China provides further opportunity for both nations to collaborate and ensure international rule of law prevails," he said after USISPF announced Modi's address to the summit.

US Vice President Mike Pence had a fire side on Monday, the first day of the week-long summit titled "US-India Week: Navigating New Challenges".

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar also participated in the discussion on Monday. Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goyal also addressed the summit on Tuesday.

Being attended by top corporate leaders, government officials and leaders, the summit highlights areas of bilateral cooperation: trade and investment; strategic energy ties; India's position in global supply chains, collaboration in fintech, healthcare, and technology.

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