Know how was the second day of the Prime Minister in America, the Foreign Secretary gave information in the press conference
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla gave details of the second day of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to America in a press conference on Friday. The Foreign Secretary gave detailed information about the bilateral meeting between US President Joe Biden and Prime Minister Modi and the Quad Summit held today. He said this was the first meeting of Prime Minister Modi after Joe Biden took over as President.
The Foreign Secretary said that the next day Prime Minister Modi will leave for New York to address the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly. The Foreign Secretary said that Prime Minister Modi also raised the issue of H-1B visas for Indian professionals. Apart from this, at the Quad Summit, Prime Minister Modi said that by next month, he will provide 8 million doses of Johnson & Johnson vaccine developed by Biological E.
Biden praised the Indian government
Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said, 'President Joe Biden appreciated the decisions taken by the Indian government during the second wave of Kovid. They welcomed the decision of the Government of India to resume export of the vaccine. The Foreign Secretary said, 'India-US defense relations were also discussed. Both sides expressed their willingness to work together on new high technology projects in defence.
Discussion on Taliban, Afghan and terrorism
"The two countries (India-US) discussed the importance of fighting terrorism in Afghanistan," the foreign secretary said. He said that the Taliban should heed their commitment to UNSC resolution 2593 and that Afghan territory should not be used for terrorist activities. According to the Foreign Secretary, India has got America's support on the issue of terrorism. “Both countries (India-US) agreed that terrorism is an important issue. Both countries committed to fight terrorism. President Joe Biden categorically expressed that India should have a permanent membership in the UN Security Council.