PM Modi US visit: Date, full schedule, events and agenda

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the United States from June 20-24 at the invitation of President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden. Modi will lead celebrations for International Day of Yoga at the United Nations on June 21.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to visit the United States of America on 20 June Tuesday at the invitation of US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden. PM Modi will be in the States till 24 June.

PM Narendra Modi‘s visit will commence in New York where he will lead the celebrations of the International Day of Yoga at the United Nations Headquarters on June 21.

PM Modi will then travel to Washington DC, where he will receive a ceremonial welcome at the White House on June 22, and meet President Biden to continue their high-level dialogue. The US President and Jill Biden will host a State Dinner in honour of the Prime Minister the same evening.

On 22 June, Thursday PM Modi will, at the invitation of US Congressional Leaders, including Speaker of the House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy and Speaker of the Senate Charles Schumer, address a Joint Sitting of the US Congress On June 23, PM Modi will be jointly hosted at a luncheon by US Vice President Kamala Harris and Secretary of State Antony Bilnken. In addition to official engagements, Prime Minister Modi is scheduled to have several curated interactions with leading CEOs, professionals, and other stakeholders. He will also meet members of the Indian Diaspora. The PM will then travel to Cairo to pay a state visit to Egypt.

Meanwhile, preparations are underway at the United Nations Headquarters lawns in New York ahead of the Yoga Day celebrations which will be led by PM Modi.

PM Modi will lead a 9th edition of International Yoga Day on June 21 at the United Nations headquarters in New York.

The International Day of Yoga has been celebrated worldwide annually on June 21 since 2015, following its inception in the United Nations General Assembly in 2014. Yoga is a physical, mental, and spiritual practice that originated in ancient India.

In his 2014 UN address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi suggested the date of June 21, as it is the longest day of the year in the Northern Hemisphere and shares a special significance in many parts of the world.


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