PM Modi US Visit: PM Modi was warmly welcomed by Indians on his arrival in New York, will address UNGA this evening
Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New York on Saturday after completing the first leg of his US visit in the capital Washington. Here he will address the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). PM Modi reached New York and informed about this by tweeting. After meeting US President Joe Biden and attending the Quad Leaders Summit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has now reached New York.
On reaching New York, PM Modi was given a warm welcome by Indians. During this, Indians also raised slogans of Vande Mataram and Bharat Mata Ki Jai. Prime Minister Narendra Modi met a large number of Indian-Americans here. PM Modi enjoys huge popularity among the diaspora in the US, who make up about 1.2 per cent of the country's population. Earlier on Thursday, on his arrival in Washington DC, PM Modi was warmly welcomed by the NRIs living in America. He also hailed the community as the strength of the country.
Prime Minister Modi will address the United Nations General Assembly today. This is the 76th session of the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA). Narendra Modi's speech at the UNGA will begin at 6.30 pm Indian time.
During this, Prime Minister Modi can speak about the challenges of corona virus, terrorism and climate change. Prime Minister Narendra Modi was received at New York airport by Indian Ambassador to the US Taranjit Singh Sandhu and other officials. PM Modi also gave information on reaching New York through a tweet. He wrote in the tweet, 'Landed in New York City. I will address UNGA on September 25 at 6:30 pm.