New Delhi: On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi finally returned home after his five-nation tour. Highlight of his tour was his meet with US President Barack Obama and his address to the US Congress in Washington.
His four nation tour included visit to Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, with Mexico being last on his list. The visit aimed better relation and ties with the other nations.
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Before leaving for India, PM Modi took to Twitter and wrote, “Thank you Mexico. A new era in India-Mexico ties has begun and this relationship is going to benefit our people and the entire world.’
Tweeting PM Modi’s return, External Affairs Minister Vikas Swarup wrote, “Five days, five countries! After a productive visit to Mexico, the last leg of his journey, PM departs for Delhi.”
Apart from addressing the US Congress, PM Modi also received support of the two main Nuclear Suppliers Group members – Switzerland and Mexico – for its bid to secure the membership of the 48-nation bloc.
PM Modi also held talks with Barack Obama at the White House soon after which the US recognized India as a ‘major defence partner’.