Narendra Modi meets Donald Trump at White House: US president praises PM for bringing economic growth to India [Photos]

President Donald Trump welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House for their first meeting on Tuesday.

FP Staff June 27, 2017 13:10:03 IST
President Donald Trump welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House for their first meeting on Tuesday. AP
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President Donald Trump welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the White House for their first meeting on Tuesday. AP
The leaders of the world's two largest democracies are looking to expand ties on defense and fighting terrorism, but strains are likely on trade. AP
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The leaders of the world's two largest democracies are looking to expand ties on defense and fighting terrorism, but strains are likely on trade. AP
The personal chemistry between Trump and Modi could prove as important as policy in setting the tone for relations. AP
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The personal chemistry between Trump and Modi could prove as important as policy in setting the tone for relations. AP
During brief Oval Office remarks, Trump heaped praise on Modi as a 'great prime minister' who had brought economic growth to India. AP
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During brief Oval Office remarks, Trump heaped praise on Modi as a 'great prime minister' who had brought economic growth to India. AP
Trump gave a guided tour of the president's residence quarters in White House, while Modi presented a hamper containing a traditional silver bracelet, tea and honey from Kangra valley to Melania Trump. AP
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Trump gave a guided tour of the president's residence quarters in White House, while Modi presented a hamper containing a traditional silver bracelet, tea and honey from Kangra valley to Melania Trump. AP
Before going to the White House, Modi met separately with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and defense secretary Jim Mattis. AP
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Before going to the White House, Modi met separately with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and defense secretary Jim Mattis. AP
Modi will also have dinner with the president and first lady: The first dinner Trump has hosted for a foreign dignitary at the White House. AP
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Modi will also have dinner with the president and first lady: The first dinner Trump has hosted for a foreign dignitary at the White House. AP