Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden met for a bilateral discussion


Posted on 24 May 2022


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Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden met for a bilateral discussion on the sidelines of the Tokyo Quad leaders' conference, after meeting electronically on April 11 before the India-US 2+2 Defense and Foreign Ministries dialogue. With the US Development Agency, the two countries established a technology cooperation and investment plan. Mr. Biden said he would seek to make the US-India relationship "among the closest" in the world, reflecting a concept he has expressed for years. Mr. Modi called the India-US cooperation a "partnership of trust" ahead of the bilateral dialogue, which was held at the official house of Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida in Tokyo. On Tuesday, Mr. Modi held separate bilateral meetings with Australia's new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. The PM reiterated collaboration in a number of sectors during his chat with Mr. Kishida, who had visited India in March 2022, including the Japan-funded Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, for which a third loan tranche is expected soon. Mr. Modi and Mr. Kishida also discussed keeping a promise to invest five trillion yen in public and private projects in India over the next five years.


Key Points

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden met for a bilateral discussion on the sidelines of the Tokyo Quad leaders' conference, after meeting electronically on April 11 before the India-US 2+2 Defense and Foreign Ministries dialogue.

  • On Tuesday, Mr. Modi held separate bilateral meetings with Australia's new Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Japan's Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. 


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