PM Modi had a warm conversation with President Trump. PM Modi invited President Trump to visit India. President Trump and PM Modi agreed to work closely in coming days. This is the first Official telephonic conversation on 25 Jan 2017, PM Modi is the Fifth leader with whom Donald Trump had conversation on the phone after becoming the President of USA. After victory of Trump in the November 8 general elections, PM Modi was among the first five world leaders to have congratulated Trump.
A day after his inauguration, Trump spoke with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican Premier Pena Nieto. On Sunday, he spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and he had a telephonic conversation with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi the next day.
At a charity event organised by the Republican Hindu Coalition for the Kashmiri Pandit terror victims and the Bangladeshi Hindu victims in Edison on 15 October, Trump, as the then Republican presidential nominee, had praised India’s fast growth rate and Modi’s bureaucratic and economic reforms.
“Under a Trump Administration, we are going to become even better friends, in fact I would take the term better out and we would be best friend,” Trump had told a cheering crowd of Indian-Americans in Edison, New Jersey. “I look forward to working with Prime Minister Modi,” he had said, adding that the Indian leader is very energetic. “India is key and a key strategic ally,” he had said.