In a sign of India-US bonhomie, PM Modi and President Trump shared the stage at the NRG stadium in Houston in front of over 50,000 Indian-Americans
Addressing the mega-event in Texas after receiving a warm welcome by PM Modi, Trump said that ties between India and America are stronger than ever.
"I am so thrilled to be here with one of America's greatest friend PM Modi of India. PM Modi is doing a great job with the people of India," he said.
"If we are elected, India will have a true friend in the White House India and America's ties are stronger than ever."
The roughly three-hour-long event is being organised at the sprawling NRG Football Stadium, one of the largest in the US, which has served as a venue for some of the most impressive events starring Beyonce, Metallica, to name a few.
The summit, with the theme of "Shared Dreams, Bright Futures" aimed at highlighting the contributions of Indian-Americans in enriching the American life for the last seven decades as well as the key role they have played in strengthening relations between the two nations.