‘Spirit of possibility defines US-India relationship now’: US secretary of state Antony Blinken | India News

WASHINGTON, DC: Referring to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s state visit to the US, secretary of state Antony Blinken on Friday said that these past few days have underscored how the spirit of possibility defines the US-India relationship now and added that the two nations can define the course of the 21st century.
Speaking at the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) event, Blinken said “We are two great nations, two great friends, two great powers that can define the course of the 21st century. The many deals, and agreements that are coming out of this state visit illustrate just how comprehensive our partnership has become.”
We see the mutual benefits of this relationship when Air India purchases 200 Boeing aircraft supporting over a million American jobs, Blinked added.
The US secretary of state further underlined that both nations are investing in their countries’ people.
“We are investing in our people. Our countries’ educations system have collectively trained the leaders of trailblazing companies in both the US and India,” Blinkin said.
“These past few days have underscored how the spirit of possibility defines now the US-India relationship. Our governments will continue to do our part. But I am asking all of you to do yours,” he added.
Earlier today, PM Modi held one-to-one meetings with top business leaders in the US. He met Google CEO, Sundar Pichai, CEO of Amazon, Andrew Jassy and Boeing CEO David L Calhoun.
Prior to that, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended State Luncheon where he was hosted by US Vice-President Kamala Harris and US secretary of state Antony Blinken.

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