Washington, June 7: The joint statement between India and United States was released after the hour long bilateral meeting between President Barack Obama and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The joint statement indicates rejuvenated ties between the two nations, with US not only backing India’s geopolitical ambitions, but also investing in the nation, with the aim to tap the $500 million Indian market. Also Read - 'Only Mother Can Order His Son': Read This Farmer's Emotional Appeal to PM Modi's Mother on Agri Laws
In the joint statement, Modi expressed gratitude towards President Obama for supporting India’s bid to Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) and Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG). “I’m grateful to our friend Obama for backing India’s claim to be a member of NSG and MTCR,” Modi said. (ALSO READ: India, US to work together for world peace: Narendra Modi) Also Read - Budget 2021: Tax Slabs May Remain Unchanged But Salaried Taxpayers Likely to Get Some Relief This Year
“India and US are working shoulder to shoulder. We will co-operate to achieve the climate justice dream, along with cooperating in nuclear activities,” the Indian Prime Minister added. Also Read - BJP, TMC Lock Horns Over Jai Shri Ram Chants as Mamata Refuses to Address Netaji Event in Kolkata | Key Points
Indicating massive amount of investment from United States in India, Modi said, “India is young country with 800 million population, beneath the age of 35. Our partnership with US will immensely help,” Modi said. According to sources, Obama has assured massive amount of US investment through F, which would inturn create massive job opportunities in India.
India has also assured US that it would adopt cleaner sources of energy if it is provided assistance by the developed world. In the recently concluded World Climate Summit, India, along with a number of third wold countries had opposed sanctions on the use of coal as source of evenry, despite it releases enormous amount of carbon in the atmosphere.