Washington: The White House on Sunday confirmed that US President Donald Trump will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the mega “Howdy Modi!” event in Houston, Texas on September 22.
” On Sunday, September 22, 2019. President Donald J. Trump will travel to Houston, Texas and Wapakoneta, Ohio, to underscore the important partnerships between the United States and India and Australia. In Houston, President Trump will participate in an event with Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India,” said White House Press Secretary in a statement.
“The event, ” Howdy, Modi! Shared Dream, Bright Futures,” is expected to draw tens of thousands of people,” it added.
The Houston event will be the third mass event in which Modi addresses the Indian community in the United States and the first since he won the election for the second time. Over 50,000 people have registered for hearing PM Modi’s address at the NRG Stadium in Houston.
The event will highlight the contributions of Indian-Americans who played an important role in enriching the American life for the last seven decades as well as the key role they have played in strengthening relations between the two nations.
The White House noted that the event will be providing a great opportunity to emphasize the strong ties between the US and India. “It will be great opportunity to emphasize the strong ties between the people of the United States and India, to reaffirm the strategic partnerships between the world’s oldest and largest democracies and to discuss ways to deepen their energy and trade relationship.”