Prime Minister expressed his gratitude and joy for Congressional Reception. He had been accorded a warm welcome at the reception.
Reaping the democratic dividend. PM attends Reception hosted by Foreign Relations Committees & India Caucus pic.twitter.com/VcRXatWtTt— Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) June 8, 2016
PM speaks at the event:
"Got a good opportunity to meet you all. This respect is not for a person but for 125 crore Indians."
"Whenever I have come here, have always had wonderful discussions with Senators, members of Congress, Governors."
"I want the combined power of India and the US to become a force for good in the world."
"The US was first curious about India but now our shared values have led us to think together about what we can do for the world."
"Gone are the days when we had to think of what we can do for each other. Now it's about what together we can do for the world."
"From combating global warming to terrorism, there is much that India and the US can do together by pooling resources."
PM leaves for Mexico:
PM is visiting Mexico to boost bilateral relations with the county and to figure our how the two countries can cooperate in various areas like space, energy, agriculture, science and technology.
PM will also discuss multi-lateral issues with Mexican President.