Addressing thousands of people who had gathered at the Palam Technical Airport to welcome him on his arrival on Saturday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi stated that he would get back to work immediately. He extended his good wishes to his fellow citizens on the occasion of Navratri and Durga Puja. Earlier, he was received by top leaders of the BJP, including working President JP Nadda, Hans Raj Hans, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Manoj Tiwari, Ramesh Bidhuri, Vijay Goel and Satish Upadhyay. His aircraft Air India One had a technical halt at Frankfurt while returning from the United States of America.
PM Modi reminded the crowd that the festival of Navratri and Durga Puja was beginning from September 29. He concluded his remarks by thanking the people once again.
The PM said, “Friends, from tomorrow, the festival of Navratri is starting. Durga Puja festival is starting. I extend my good wishes to all my fellow citizens on the auspicious occasion of Navratri and Durga Puja from the bottom of my heart. Once again, thanking you all, I will conclude my remarks. Once again, I will get back to work. Thank you!”
PM Modi's first leg of the US tour was in Houston where he met the CEOs of energy companies and also interacted with the Kashmiri Pandits, Dawoodi Bohra, and the Sikh delegations. This was followed by the 'Howdy, Modi! Shared Dreams, Bright Futures' event which was addressed by the PM as well as US President Donald Trump. Thereafter, he participated in various other engagements at the United Nations like the Climate Action Summit and the event to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. Furthermore, he delivered the plenary address at the Bloomberg Global Business Forum and held a roundtable with high-ranking officials of American companies. The PM also met his counterparts from France, Iran, New Zealand, Cyprus, Belgium, Bhutan, and many other nations. His address at the UN General Assembly, where he highlighted India’s achievements and the future plans, brought his visit to an end.