Houston, September 17: Days ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s mega-event Howdy Modi, Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner welcomed the visitors from across the United States (US) on Tuesday to attend the summit. Along with his tweet he also shared a GIF of 'Jai Ho' song from the movie Slumdog Millionaire. The US President Donald Trump will also be joining PM Modi at the event, which will give a major boost to Indo-US ties. The summit will be held at NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas on Sunday, September 22. The official program will start from 10 am and ends at 1 pm.
Turner from his official handle tweeted, “#Houston would like to welcome visitors from across the country in anticipation of Indian Prime Minister Modi’s visit this weekend at @nrgpark @howdymodi #HowdyModi @cgihou” What Is Howdy, Modi? Theme, Venue, Date and Time of the Event Which Will Be Attended by PM Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump.
Sylvester Turner's Tweet:
#Houston would like to welcome visitors from across the country in anticipation of Indian Prime Minister Modi’s visit this weekend at @nrgpark. @howdymodi #HowdyModi @cgihou pic.twitter.com/6zTB07BTtG
— City of Houston (@HoustonTX) September 16, 2019
PM Modi expressed happiness over Trump’s decision to join the mega event. He tweeted, “Delighted that President Donald Trump will join the community programme in Houston on the September 22. Looking forward to joining the Indian origin community in welcoming him at the programme. It highlights the strength of the relationship and recognition of the contribution of the Indian community to American society and economy.” Howdy Modi! Indian-American Muslim Organisation in Houston Actively Backing Narendra Modi's Event.
It will be the third meeting between the two within a span of few weeks after the G20 and G7 summits. According to reports, Over 50,000 Indian-Americans from the United States have registered for the mega event. The theme for "Howdy, Modi!" is "Shared Dreams, Bright Futures". It will highlight the contribution of the Indian-American community in the growth of the US.