Tuesday, 21 November, 2017

Modi's visit to USA of great significance, says defence expert

Saul Franklin | 25 June, 2017, 02:12

In January, this year, PM Costa was among the 30 people conferred the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman awards by President Pranab Mukherjee.

U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Mark Warner wrote in March to Defense Secretary James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson saying the Guardian deal, estimated at more than $2 billion, would advance U.S. national security interests and protect U.S.jobs. The offer is still subject to congressional approval.

"We are also interested in continuing our cooperation with Pakistan", the official said adding that the USA is concerned about tensions between India and Pakistan.

India reportedly wants the drones for surveillance of the Indian Ocean that China's navy increasingly traverses after establishing its first overseas base in the Horn of Africa nation of Djibouti. India and Pakistan should engage in direct talks and seek a normalization of ties, the official said. He has said his one-day visit to the country will further strengthen relations between India and Portugal.

Mr Modi will also discuss the Defence Trade and Technology Initiative, launched in 2012 during the Obama presidency, to expand trade in defence material between the two countries.

After the United States visit, Modi will travel to the Netherlands on 27 June where he will have a meeting with the Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and call on King Willem-Alexander and meet Queen Maxima. "I think they are going to find a lot of common ground in their discussions".

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With the upcoming dinner, the White House says it hopes to restate its commitment to working with India on counterterrorism efforts, trade, and global cooperation in North Korea and Afghanistan.

It not only provides an opportunity to connect with other members of the ecosystem but also gives access to important resources such as its learning and development programme, information about relevant government schemes, a forum to brainstorm and discuss, news and blogs among others, it said.

Calling India a "critical partner" in maintaining stability and security in the Asia-Pacific region and globally, the official said Trump "very much" wants to build on the momentum created by previous presidents. Large posters of Trump adorned with marigold flowers were placed throughout the village of mainly mud-brick houses for a renaming ceremony, which was presided over by village heads and an Indian charity. Modi will be urging a tougher stance on Pakistan over militants that India blames for attacks on its territory.

New Delhi was irked by Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord.

On the economy, India and U.S. bilateral trade has almost doubled in the past decade, to US$115 billion, but the trade deficit of US$30 billion remains a matter of concern.

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