PM Modi to hold bilateral talks with leaders of Canada, UK, Argentina and Japan

Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Washington D.C. to take part in the fourth Nuclear Security Summit, is scheduled to hold bilateral talks with top leaders from Canada, United Kingdom, Argentina and Japan today.

On the sidelines of the fourth Nuclear Security Summit here, Prime Minister Modi on Thursday held bilateral meeting with his New Zealand counterpart John Key and discussed cooperation in trade, technology, tourism and education.

Prime Minister Modi later met a team of scientists from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational Wave Observatory (LIGO).

A memorandum of understanding on setting up LIGO facility in India was also signed between India and the United States on the occasion.

Prime Minister Modi also participated in a dinner at the White House hosted by US President Barack Obama in honour of the world leaders attending the fourth nuclear summit.

This is Prime Minister Modi’s third visit to United States in nearly two years. Leaders of 53 nations and four international organisations will be attending the NSS in Washington D.C. (ANI)