Live telecast of PM Modi’s US Congress address in Silicon Valley

Live telecast of PM Modi's US Congress address in Silicon Valley
Live telecast of PM Modi's US Congress address in Silicon Valley

Live telecast of PM Modi's US Congress address in Silicon Valley

Dr TV Nagendra Prasad, Consulate General of India, San Francisco arranged for the live telecast of the Special Address of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi from the US Capitol. Around 200 NRIs joined this historic moment. Fremont Mayor Lily Mei, Milpitas Mayor Carmen Montano, Council members Teresa Cox and Yang Shao graced the occasion.

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed a Joint Sitting of the US Congress on 22 June 2023 at the invitation of H.E. Mr. Kevin McCarthy, Speaker of the US House of Representatives; H.E. Mr. Charles Schumer, Senate Majority Leader; H.E. Mr. Mitch McConnell, Senate Republican Leader; and H.E. Mr. Hakeem Jeffries, House Democratic Leader. In his address, Prime Minister conveyed his appreciation for the long-standing and strong bipartisan support in the US Congress for the deepening of India-US relations.

Prime Minister spoke about the rapid strides made in India-US bilateral relations and shared his vision for elevating bilateral ties. He also outlined the enormous progress made by India and the opportunities that it presents for the world. PM Modi, in his remarks, celebrated the “bond between the world’s two great democracies” and noted that the United States has the “oldest” democracy, and India the “largest.”

Live telecast of PM Modi's US Congress address in Silicon Valley“Together we shall give a better future to the world and a better world to the future,” PM Modi said, to applause from the chamber.

Vidya Sethuraman
India Post News Service