US President Donald Trump To Speak To PM Modi On Phone

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United States President Donald Trump is to speak to Prime Minister of India Mr. Narendra Modi on Tuesday night on the phone, sources from the White House said.

Donald Trump Speaks To Narendra Modi
Donald Trump Speaks To Narendra Modi

The sources from white house gave this information while releasing the President’s schedule for Tuesday that, “The President speaks with Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi”. Trump will speak to PM Narendra Modi at 1 PM Washington DC time, which is 11.30 PM according to IST.
Narendra Modi will be the fifth world leader that Trump will be conversing with the after the US Presidential position formally. Trump spoke with the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican Premier Pena Nieto on last Saturday, a day after the swearing-in-ceremony. He also spoke with the Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday and on Monday. He had the telephonic conversation with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi also.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among the top five world leaders who congratulated Trump after his historic election win on 8th of November, 2016. During his election campaign trail, Trump had also mentioned that India is among few other countries with whom he wanted to strengthen the ties if he was selected as the President.
During the time of charity event organized by the Republican Hindu Coalition, on 15th of October, Trump had praised Narendra Modi for being so energetic and lauded India’s rising growth rate and he also said that US and India will be better friends under his organization.
“Under a Trump Administration, we are going to become even better friends, in fact, I would take the term better out and we would be the best friend. We are going to have a phenomenal future together. I look forward to working with Prime Minister Modi,” Trump, as a Republican presidential nominee, had said in Edison, New Jersey.
Trump was formally sworn-in-as the US President on Friday and he has passed several executive orders since that includes withdrawing from the Trans-Pacific Partnership and has talked about the renegotiating the NAFTA trade deal soon.

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