Prime Minister Narendra Modi left New York City on Friday evening to return to India at the end of a week-long visit to the United States where he attended multiple meetings and made addresses at various events.
This USA visit was an extremely productive one. Over the last few days, I have been able to take part in a diverse range of programmes, the outcomes of which will greatly benefit India and our development trajectory.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 27, 2019
Modi began his tour by addressing a crowd of 50,000 at the NRG Stadium in Houston. He inaugurated the Gandhi park at an event commemorating 150 years of Mahatma Gandhi. He also received the Global Goalkeeper Award by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation or the Swachh Bharat Mission. PM Modi held a number of bilateral meetings with heads of close to 40 states and also held an 'Invest In India' summit with as many as 40 CEOs from across the United States. The leaders of these companies were from various sectors and industries, such as financial services, IT, business, retail, power, food processing, etc. In the round table conference, the government made a presentation on the investment opportunities in India and why the country is an ideal destination for global firms.
In a series of tweets after the UNGA speech, PM Modi thanked the people of USA, US President Donald Trump and members of the US Government. He said, "This USA visit was an extremely productive one. Over the last few days, I have been able to take part in a diverse range of programs, the outcomes of which will greatly benefit India and our development trajectory."