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Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Leave for US

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will leave for the United States on a five-day high profile visit on Thursday evening. Modi is to have over 30 engagements during his visit.
Meetings with US administration, Heads of state, businessmen and NRI community is scheduled to hold by the Prime Minister.
Before addressing the 69th session of the UN General Assembly in New York, Modi would meet United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon. A summit meeting with US President Barack Obama in Washington with whom he will have dinner on September 29 is also included in his engagements. The talk may focus on trade and investment, energy, science and technology, defence and security.
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who has already left for the US is expected to join the PM’s delegation once he reaches there.
Modi will meet US Vice President Joe Biden, who will host a lunch for him along with Secretary of State John Kerry. Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel will also call on the PM on the same day.
One of the most awaiting events on Modi’s visit is the public reception organised by the Indian American community at Madison Square Garden. His first engagement is a visit to the 9/11 memorial site on the morning of September 27.
Also, on September 29, Modi is expected to meet former US President Bill Clinton & Hillary Clinton in New York.
Modi is scheduled to pay homage at the Lincoln Memorial, Martin Luther King Memorial & Mahatma Gandhi’s statue in Washington On September 30.
Modi’s US visit will also see him having three bilateral meetings with Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa, Nepal Prime Minister Sushil Koirala and Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in New York.
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