Narendra Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding US trip, will meet counterpart Mark Rutte

Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday left for Netherlands, the final leg of his three-nation tour, after concluding his visit to the US.

In the US, Modi held talks with President Donald Trump on Monday during which the two leaders vowed to strengthen co-operation on terror. India and the US also urged Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch cross-border terror strikes.

Ministry of External Affairs spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted that,

In Netherlands, Modi will have an official meeting with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte, with whom he will have a discussion on global issues including counter-terrorism and climate change.

He will meet with CEOs of Dutch companies and "will encourage them to join the Indian growth story".

"I will also call on King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and meet Queen Maxima", he had said in a Facebook post before leaving on his three-nation trip.

Modi will also address the Indian diaspora in the country.


Updated Date: Jun 27, 2017 07:42 AM

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