Modi in Houston: Prime Minister Receives Warm Welcome, MEA Terms Meeting With CEOs From Energy Sector As ‘Fruitful’
Narendra Modi's Meeting With CEOs From Energy Sector (Photo Credits: Twitter, @MEAIndia)

Houston, September 22: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who arrived in Houston on Saturday, interacted with members of Sikh community, Kashmiri Pandits and members of the Bohra community in Houston. During the interaction the members of the community congratulated the Prime Minister on some decisions taken by the Government of India. The community, while submitting the memorandum, requested Modi to address the issues of - 1984 sikh genocide, dedicating Delhi airport to Guru Nanak Dev International Airport, Article 25 of Indian Constitution and Anand Marriage Act, Visa and Passport renewal of asylees. The Prime Minister recited 'Namaste Sharade Devi' shloka while the Kashmiri Pandits meeting and interacting with him also recite it, in Houston. 'Howdy, Modi!': PM Narendra Modi Arrives In Houston, To Address Over 50,000 Indian-Americans. 

The Prime Minister had a fruitful meeting with CEOs from the energy sector on the first day of his week-long US visit on Saturday, the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said. It added that the meeting focussed on working together for energy security and expanding mutual investment opportunities between India and the United States.

Here's the tweet:

“Getting straight to business. PM @narendramodi just concluded a fruitful interaction with top energy sector CEOs at a Roundtable meeting in #Houston. Discussion focussed on working together for energy security and expanding mutual investment opportunities between India & US,” MEA Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar said in a tweet. Howdy, Modi Event: PM Narendra Modi Tweets Saying US President Donald Trump's 'Special Gesture' of Offering to Join Him in Houston Highlights Strong India-US Ties.

Here are the tweet:

With a delagation of Kashmiri Pandits

With members of Bohra community

With members of Sikh Community

The Prime Minister is scheduled to address over 50,000 Indian-Americans at the “Howdy, Modi” event on Sunday, in which he will be joined by US President Donald Trump. The event at the sprawling NRG football stadium here will be the largest gathering ever for an elected foreign leader visiting the US, other than the Pope.