In response, Ivanka tweeted her gratitude to the Prime Minister saying, "Thank you, Prime Minister Modi, for inviting me to lead the US delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India this fall". Chinese state daily Global Times today reported Chinese experts as saying, "China welcomes the development of relations between India and the USA, as the leaders from the two countries met on Monday, saying relations have "never been better'".
Trump also said that he is keen to work with PM Modi to remove "barriers" in trade between the two countries.
"Like the United States, India is too familiar with the grave danger posed by radical Islamic terrorists", he said yesterday.
"In this regard, the visit of Prime Minister is singular success which was reflected in the joint media briefing made by the two leaders", he said.
Addressing the reporters after the meeting, PM Modi, without naming Pakistan, said, "Destroying terrorists and safe havens will be our (joint) aim".
Some of the topics that could headline the agenda are immigration, terrorism and regional security, China and trade and defence, the paper noted. "There was no big idea in the relationship", Tewari said.
Hu also pointed out that trade relations between U.S. and India was never balanced. Friends, we are not just partners by chance. Before their meeting began, he thanked India for ordering military equipment from the US. The first meeting was closely watched by one and all and all eyes were on the chemistry between Modi and the unpredictable Trump. "Trying to get the price up a little bit", he said.
President Trump also lauded PM Modi's efforts for launching the Goods and Services Tax (GST) describing it as the "largest tax overhaul in India's history". Creating great new opportunities for your citizens. Both leaders also expressed concern over rising instability in Afghanistan caused by terrorism, and agreed to continue strengthening coordination for ensuring peace and stability in the war-torn country. India is the fastest growing economy in the world Trump said and added, "We hope we will be catching up you very soon".