Washington, Jun 27 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi today extended a warm invitation to President Donald Trump and his family to visit India. Also Read - AstraZeneca-Oxford COVID-19 Vaccine Under Scanner After Error, Serum Institute Says Indian Trials Going Smooth

“I would like to invite you to India, along with your family. And I hope that you will give me the opportunity to welcome you and host you in India,” Modi said in his remarks, standing along side Trump at the White House’s Rose Garden. Also Read - Farmers' Protest: Air India Announces Waiver For Those Who Missed Flights Due to Traffic Disruption in Delhi-NCR

The two leaders held extensive talks, including one-on- one interactions, during their first bilateral meeting here. Also Read - Arjun Rampal Birthday Celebrations: Rock On Actor Shares Adorable Pictures With Gabriella Demetriades, Son Arik

Trump repeatedly thanked Modi for visiting the US and the White House, saying he enjoyed their “very productive conversation”.

“The future of our partnership has never looked brighter.

India and the US will always be tied together in friendship and respect,” he said.

Modi also specially invited Trump’s daughter Ivanka to lead the US delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India later this year.

” And I believe she has accepted,” Trump said.

Modi also thanked Trump for his “feelings of friendship” towards India and himself.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.