MODI-BIDEN IN-PERSON MEET - PM Modi lays emphasis on developing economic ties: FS
Millennium Post Delhi|September 26, 2021
As of 2021, US Int’l Development Finance Corporation has a portfolio in India valued at over $2.5 bn, covering projects across multiple sectors

WASHINGTON: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his first-ever in-person meeting with President Joe Biden laid strong emphasis on developing trade and economic relations with the United States, Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla has said.

President Biden welcomed Prime Minister Modi to the White House on Friday. The meeting of the two leaders in the Oval Office lasted for more than 90 minutes, instead of the scheduled 60 minutes.

There was a strong emphasis by the Prime Minister on developing the trade and economic relations, Shringla told reporters at a news conference here after the meeting on Friday.

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