According to White House sources, Indian and American officials are in discussion regarding the potential visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the US.
The visit if materializes, will be Narendra Modi’s fourth US visit after he became the Prime Minister in May 2014. He earlier visited the US in September 2014, when he visited Washington DC and New York, September 2015 , when he visited New York and Silicon Valley and March-April 2016 when he visited Washington DC.
The US India Business Council (USIBC) recently made an announcement that Modi would address its annual gala in Washington on June 7. The Speaker of the House of Representatives Paul Ryan has invited Modi to address a joint meeting of the US Congress on June 8. However, the Prime Minister’s Office has not given any confirmation regarding Modi’s US visit.
The White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest told reporters that discussions were underway regarding Indian Prime Minister’s visit to the US, but nothing had been finalised up till now and there were no updates regarding the discussions.