Modi In­vited to Ad­dress US Cong on June 8

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

WASH­ING­TON: Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi has been in­vited to ad­dress a joint meet­ing of the US Congress on June 8 dur­ing his visit here, Speaker of the US House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tive Paul Ryan said on Thurs­day. “The friend­ship be­tween the United States and In­dia is a pil­lar of sta­bil­ity in an important re­gion of the world,” Ryan told re­porters dur­ing his weekly press con­fer­ence. “This ad­dress presents a spe­cial op­por­tu­nity to hear from the elected leader of the world’s most pop­u­lous democ­racy on how our two na­tions can work to­gether to pro­mote our shared val­ues and to in­crease pros­per­ity. We look for­ward to wel­com­ing PM Modi to the US Capi­tol on June 8.”

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