Indian diaspora showers praise on PM Modi

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Virginia [U.S.A.], June 26 (ANI): The Indian diaspora in the United States showered praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his comprehensive speech as he addressed them here and said his efforts to make a better India are praiseworthy. Praising Modi's speech at the Indian Diaspora, an Indian expat said, "Prime Minister Modi's speech was comprehensive as he talked about India's development in various spheres and what his government has accomplished in the last three years. He understands the needs of the people and hence, touches the hearts of the people." "Prime Minister Modi extensively talked about terrorism that has affected many countries and now, the whole world is listening," Sharad Amin, an Indian American from Texas said. Amin added that he hoped U.S. President Donald Trump would help India and advise Pakistan to mend his ways for world peace. Most of the Indian community members expressed confidence in Prime Minister Modi's vision of making India a developed country . "Prime Minister Modi appreciated the community that has always worked for India during elections and lot many things. We agree with him to allow the future generation to participate in the growth of India," said another expat. Prime Minister Modi addressed the Indian diaspora in Virginia where he talked about terrorism, counter-terrorism, surgical strikes, the success of gas subsidy transfer and how the Ministry of External Affairs in India has brought a change in the lives of Indians across the globe. Earlier, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met and interacted with 20 top American CEOs at a roundtable meeting in Washington D.C., and talked about various topics ranging from the Goods and Services Tax (GST), technology, India's economy and Digital India, Make in India, Skill Development, Demonetisation and the thrust towards renewable energy among others. (ANI)