Modi appreciates constructive role of US Congress in deepening India-US partnership
New Delhi, November 13, 2021
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today appreciated the consistent support and constructive role of the US Congress in deepening the India-US comprehensive global strategic partnership.
At a meeting with a US Congressional delegation led by Senator John Cornyn, he pointed out that the bilateral relationship was anchored in shared democratic values.
Other members of the delegation included Senators Michael Crapo, Thomas Tuberville, Michael Lee and Congressmen Tony Gonzales and John Kevin Elizey Sr.
Senator John Cornyn is the co-founder and co-Chair of the Senate caucus on India and Indian Americans.
An official press release said the Congressional delegation noted the excellent management of COVID situation in India inspite of the challenges of large and diverse population. The Prime Minister noted that people’s participation based on democratic ethos of the country played a key role in managing the worst pandemic of the last one century.
There release said there was a warm and frank discussion on regional issues of mutual interest, including those related to South Asia and the Indo-Pacific region.
The Prime Minister and the visiting delegation noted the increasing convergence of strategic interests between the two strategic partners and expressed desire to further enhance cooperation with an aim to promote global peace and stability.
Modi also exchanged views on the potential for enhancing the bilateral relationship and strengthening cooperation on contemporary global issues such as the terrorism, climate change and reliable supply chains for critical technologies, the release added.