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PM Modi returns from three-nation tour

PTI The Hague | Updated on January 12, 2018 Published on June 28, 2017
Prime Minister Narendra Modi emplanes for Delhi from the Netherlands. Photo credit: @PMO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi emplanes for Delhi from the Netherlands. Photo credit: @PMO

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today returned home after concluding his three-nation tour of Portugal, the US and the Netherlands. Modi, upon arrival, was received by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

The highlight of his four-day trip was the US leg of the visit as Modi met President Donald Trump for the first time on June 26 in Washington. In the US, Modi held talks with Trump during which the two leaders vowed to strengthen cooperation on terror. India and the US also urged Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch cross-border terror strikes.

Modi first visited Portugal, where he held wide ranging talks with his counterpart Antonio Costa. He also addressed the Indian community there and presented the Overseas Citizen of India card to Costa.

Modi, on the final leg of his trip, visited the Netherlands and held talks with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte. He also addressed the Indian community there.

Published on June 28, 2017
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