Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday met US President Barack Obama in Laos and talked about the bilateral relations and its strategies which included nourishment of the civil cooperation and fighting climate change.
Modi tweeted after meeting with Obama in East Asia Summit: “Had a great discussion with President of the US (POTUS) on India-USA relations.”
According to the sources, “President Obama praised Prime Minister Modi’s initiatives to reform the Indian economy. In particular, the US president expressed confidence that the passage of GST will unleash significant economic activity.”
At the time of their meet, Obama appreciated and praised Modi’s vision of entrepreneurship and innovation. Obama said that the same will be “very important for country like India.”
According to the media reports, Obama narrated that he has been a friend of India and would continue to be the same way and help in any way he can.
The two leaders discussed and talked about the strategic partnership and reviewed the priorities for the same. They both talked about climate change issue and energy cooperation. The discussion included issues – Indo-US collaboration – in nuclear energy, solar energy.
They said that “the meeting was very warm and friendly.”
Modi too appreciated Obama for his contribution to the relationship and the growing trust between the two countries.
Modi invited Obama to visit India after he leaves his office, to which Obama said he would be very pleased to visit India.