Glimpses from the meeting between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Kamala Harris. (Picture courtesy: @PMOIndia) Photograph:( Twitter )
Prime Minister Narendra Modi complimented Kamala Harris for being the first Indian-American woman and person of colour to be elected vice president of the United States.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended a formal invitation to US Vice President Kamala Harris to visit India.
He said, "The people of India are waiting to welcome you. I extend to you an invitation to visit India."
Harris is the first Indian-American woman and person of colour to be elected vice president of the United States.
"Your election as Vice President of the United States has been an important and historic event," the Indian Prime Minister said of the Indian-origin Democratic leader.
#WATCH Your (Kamala Harris) election as Vice President of USA has been an important & historic event. You're a source of inspiration for many across the world. I'm confident that under Pres Biden & your leadership our bilateral relations will touch new heights: PM Narendra Modi pic.twitter.com/zEVruaiAWc— ANI (@ANI) September 23, 2021
"You are an inspiration to many people all around the world. I am certain that our bilateral ties will reach new heights under President Biden's and your leadership," he said.
US: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US Vice-President Kamala Harris seen having a conversation at the premises of the White House after their joint statement pic.twitter.com/t4VVlK8PkD— ANI (@ANI) September 23, 2021
Earlier in June this year, PM Modi held a telephonic conversation with Harris and discussed the US' strategy for global vaccine sharing and the Quad vaccine initiative to fight the COVID-19 pandemic.
(With inputs from agencies)