PM Modi to Visit Portugal, Netherlands, US Beginning June 24

Modi will visit Portugal on 24 June, the US on 25 and 26 June, and the Netherlands on 27 June.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi. (Photo: AP)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Portugal, the Netherlands and the US beginning June 24, where he will hold talks on key bilateral issues including boosting of trade and security ties.

Modi will visit Portugal on 24 June, the US on 25 and 26 June, and the Netherlands on 27 June.

Modi, who will be visitng only Washington DC during his US trip, will hold talks with President Donald Trump on regional security and ways to enhance cooperation in bilateral areas of strategic importance.

He will attend a community event and meet business leaders.

Ahead of the US tour, Modi will visit Portugal, where he will hold talks with his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa.

We are working on several documents to strengthen India-Portugal economic, scientific and cultural engagements and we expect to finalise and sign these documents.
Gopal Baglay, External Affairs Ministry spokesperson

He said ties with Portugal were given a new momentum when Prime Minister Costa visited India in January this year. Both sides look forward to continue that momentum.

On Modi's visit to the Netherlands, the spokesperson has said India and the Netherlands are celebrating 70 years of establishment of diplomatic relations this year and therefore, the trip is more significant.

During his visit, the prime minister will meet Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

Describing economic relations as the core of the bilateral ties, Baglay has said the Netherlands is a leading foreign investor in India and strengthening economic corporation and boosting bilateral trade will be focused on.

(With inputs from PTI)

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