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Vice President of the United States of America, on September 24, Friday, met Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is on a three-day visit to the US.
Both leaders held bi-lateral talks on various issues. During these talks, VP Harris said that India was a ‘very important partner’ to the US.
She also said that she welcomed India's announcement that it would soon be able to resume vaccine exports.
“It is particular note & admiration that India is currently vaccinating approximately 10 million people a day as of today,” said Harris.
PM Modi praised Harris’s historic victory in the 2020 US Presidential Elections. He said, “Your election as Vice President of USA has been an important & historic event. You are a source of inspiration for many across the world.”
He also said that the people of India were waiting to welcome her and extended an invitation to Harris to visit India. PM Modi expressed his gratitude towards the US for giving a helping hand during the peak of second wave.
To which, Harris replied by saying that as India had become a source of vaccine for the world during tough times, it was their (US’s) duty to repay the debt.
PM Modi would soon meet President Joe Biden and address the United Nations General Assembly in New York.