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Published: Sun, June 25, 2017
Global Media | By Cecelia Webb

Modi and Trump: the beginning of another handsome friendship?


The event was organised as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares to fly this weekend for his first meeting with Trump in Washington.

To address growing concerns on H-1B visa rules among domestic IT companies, Modi during his two-day visit to the United States will explain how the H-1B visa programme has benefited both countries, Livemint reported citing Indian IT industry trade body Nasscom, as saying.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for the USA for his first meeting with President Donald Trump after concluding his brief visit to Portugal during which the two nations signed 11 agreements.

Referring to his visit to the Netherlands on June 27, Modi said he will have an official meeting with Prime Minister Mark Rutte and exchange views on important global issues, including counter-terrorism and climate change.

Both are fairly focused on dealmaking, Kumar said, Trump as a businessman and Modi from his time as chief minister of the business-friendly Indian state of Gujarat. This will be the first dinner for a foreign dignitary at the White House under this administration. A toilet charity has renamed an Indian village after US President Donald Trump as part of a promotional push to raise cash and support for better sanitation.

Trump signed an executive order in April for tightening the rules of the H-1B visa programme to stop "visa abuses".

It will be the first meeting between the two leaders since Trump became US President earlier this year.

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Pakistan ignored despite being ally in war against terror.India wants to create hegemony in the region.It will enhance the arms race in the region.This deal is real threat to regional peace.

"And of course, the United States is the world's technological leader in the kind of systems that you have mentioned", the official said in response to a question.

The official said that the PM trip is an opportunity to strengthen the US-India strategic partnership, which is a critical partnership in promoting the stability and security in not only Pacific Asia but also globally. Instead, the role of the Indian American community and Indian students in supporting United States jobs came in for praise.

Modi, 66, has made his reputation as a strong - some say authoritarian - leader who has made his country's economic progress the hallmark of his administration, trotting the globe to drum up foreign investment. Find us on Facebook too!

Costa, who is partially of Indian origin, had visited India in January, when he went to see his family members at his ancestral house in Goa.

But there could be increased strains on trade issues.

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