What to expect from summit of US President Joe Biden, Indian PM Narendra Modi

WION Web Team
New DelhiUpdated: Sep 24, 2021, 05:26 PM IST


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US President Joe Biden and Indian PM Narendra Modi are also expected to discuss how to strengthen defence and security collaboration further, including issues related to climate change and fight against COVID-19.

In a few hours from now, India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be meeting US President Joe Biden at the White House. The summit meeting will entail how India and the US can further enhance their bilateral relationship and jointly improve their strategic global partnership.

Key issues expected to be discussed during President Biden, PM Modi's meeting

The two leaders are expected to discuss

  • How to strengthen defence and security collaboration further.
  • How to boost strategic clean energy partnership, improve bilateral trade and investment ties.
  • Explore new avenues in emerging technologies.
  • Need to stamp out radicalism, extremism and global terror networks.
  • Direct joint efforts towards global solution in the battle against COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Address climate change.

Earlier, a senior official in the US government had said that the bilateral meeting will give President Biden a chance to review the US strategic partnership with India and commit to upholding a free and open Indo-Pacific by working together with India.