New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the United States in September for the upcoming UN general assembly meeting and is expected to address Indian-Americans in Houston during his trip.
According to reports, Chicago and Houston are the two American cities in contention for the Prime Minister’s venue to address the diaspora when he is likely to travel to the US in September to attend the United Nations’ Annual General Assembly in New York.
While there is no official announcement about the trip has been made yet by the PMO or External Affairs Ministry, but reports suggest that as per community sources, the Prime Minister is likely to travel to New York from Houston to address a special meeting of the UN on climate change on September 23.
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Community leaders said that the dates for the Prime Minister’s address are not final yet, but they have been asked to make preparations for a potential address of PM Modi in Houston on September 22.
Houston is the energy capital of the world. Energy security is a priority area for the Prime Minister.
This would be Modi’s third major address to the Indian-American community after he became the Prime Minister in 2014. The previous two being at the Madison Square Garden in New York in 2014 and Silicon Valley in 2016. Both the events were attended by more than 20,000 people.
(With agencies input)