Look forward to meeting Obama: Prime Minister Narendra Modi

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Look forward to meeting Obama: Modi
New Delhi, Sep 25: Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Thursday he looks forward to meeting US President Barack Obama in Washington.

In a statement prior to his departure for the US, where he would address the UN General Assembly in New York and later travel to Washington for the summit with Obama, Modi said he views the US as a "vital partner for our national development".

He said his meeting with Obama will be his first meeting with him.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Thursday launched his pet "Make in India" campaign to put India prominently on the global manufacturing map and, in turn, facilitate the inflow of new technology and capital, while creating millions of jobs.

The ambitious scheme, that also puts in place the logistics and systems to address in a timely manner queries of potential investors, was unveiled along with a logo, a portal and brochures on 25 identified growth sectors before Who's Who of the corporate world from India and abroad at the Vigyan Bhavan conference complex here.

IANS

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