PM Modi has a packed diary: Iran visit this Sunday, Qatar on 4 June and US three days later


Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the US for two days from 7 June.

Among other commitments, he will address a Joint Meeting of the US Congress and hold talks with President Barack Obama to review the progress made in key areas of defence, security and energy.


Modi, who is leaving for Iran on Sunday, will also travel to Qatar for two days from 4 June.

According to PTI report, PM Modi is visiting Washington DC on June 7-8 at the invitation of the US President Barack Obama.

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The Prime Minister has also been invited by the Speaker of the US House of Representative, Paul Ryan, to address a Joint Meeting of the US Congress which he has accepted, it added.

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Earlier, Prime Ministers Manmohan Singh (July 19, 2005), Atal Bihari Vajpayee (September 14, 2000), P V Narasimha Rao (May 18, 1994) and Rajiv Gandhi (July 13, 1985) addressed the joint meeting of the US Congress.

The US Congress has been a source of strength for the India-US strategic partnership and the India Congressional Caucus is the largest such group in the US Congress, the MEA said.

During the visit, Modi will have interaction with CEOs of major US companies.

Realization of the full potential of Indo-US economic partnership has been a key priority for both the countries and the progress achieved in this regard is reflected in the increased investment flows, the ministry said.