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    Geopolitical experts have described it a huge diplomatic success for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Receiving support from US for India’s NSG and MTCR agenda was on top of agenda for Modi ahead of his visit. Read full report.

  • 10:09 PM IST

    Modi indicated that US would provide a huge boost to ‘Make in India’ campaign which would inturn create jobs for the massive young population in India beneath the age of 35.

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    President Obama confirmed that the two nations discussed nuclear security during the hour-long bilateral meet.

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    Modi expressed gratitude towards President Obama for extending support to India’s bid to NSG and MTCR. “This meeting will be followed up in G20. We will fulfill dream on climate justice. Our friend Obama extended support for NSG and MTCR. I am grateful to him,” PM added.

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    “We discussed progress made on nuclear civil co-operation. We discussed regional security issues, and wish to increase our joint cyber security as well,” Obama said.

  • 9:55 PM IST

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with President Barack Obama released joint bilateral statement, after their hour long meeting at the White House.

  • 9:37 PM IST

Washington, June 7: Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived for his fourth tour in United States today. After visiting the Blair House and interacting with a number of think tanks representatives in a roundtable conference, Modi reached the White House, where he was scheduled to meet President Barack Obama. Also Read - Farmers Protest: 11th Round of Talks Between Govt, Farmer Unions Today | LIVE Updates

Modi is accompanied inside the Oval Office of White House by National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar. The meeting is centred around the agenda of India’s inclusion in Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). (ALSO READ: India and the Nuclear Suppliers’ Group: Why NSG is on top of Modi’s agenda?) Also Read - Serum Institute Fire Claims Five Lives, Poonawala Announces Compensation of Rs 25 Lakh | Top Developments

  Ahead of the meeting with Obama, it was reported that US has backed India’s bid to Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR). Apart from pushing the NSG agenda, the Indian delegation headed by Modi would also seek logistical support from US in areas of defence. Enhanced security setup between the two nations, and the joint use of cleaner sources of energy would be discussed. On the other hand, President Obama would keep US’ business interest in mind while making the deals with India. The American firms are eager to tap $500 million business market in India.