US Congress delegation calls on PM Modi

| Updated: Feb 22, 2017 01:38 IST

New Delhi [India] Feb 21 (ANI): A bipartisan delegation of twenty-six members of the United States Congress called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday. Prime Minister Modi welcomed the Congressional representatives to India. It augurs a good start to bilateral exchanges following the new US Administration and Congress." He said. The Prime Minister recalled his positive conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump and the shared commitment to further strengthen ties that have grown deeper in the last two and a half years. In this regard, he recognized Congress' strong bipartisan support for the India-US partnership. Prime Minister Modi shared his perspective on areas where both countries can work even more closely, including in facilitating greater people-to-people linkages that have over the years helped contribute to each other's prosperity. In this context, Prime Minister referred to the role of skilled Indian talent in enriching the American economy and society. "I urge to develop a reflective, balanced and farsighted perspective on the movement of skilled professionals," he added. (ANI)