WASHINGTON:Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Joe Biden met at the Oval Office in White House a short while ago.
The two leaders gave a clarion call to write a new chapter in the fight against Covid 19, climate change and to ensure stability in the Indo-Pacific region .
Mr Modi praised the role played by President Biden and the United States in tackling the challenges of Covid 19. He underlined the importance of a strong and vibrant Indo-US ties for a better world .
President Biden said the two nations have a shared responsibility to democratic values, commitment to the welfare of the people and family ties .
President Biden said the global community looks forward to the ideals of Mahatma Gandhi as the world celebrates his birthday next week .
Prime Minister Said Mahatma Gandhi always used to say about trusteeship of the Planet.
He said This sentiment of trusteeship has to be carried forward by India and United States for global good. The two leaders are now engaged in a high level delegation level talks.
External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla are the part of Indian delegation.
This meeting will be followed by the first ever in person meeting of the QUAD leaders .
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Premier Yoshihide Suga Will join Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Present Joe Biden in the Quad summit talk