PM Narendra Modi's visit to US: Complete schedule

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Bangalore, Sept 26: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has a packed schedule during his Sep 26-30 visit to the US.

Here's Prime Minister Modi's complete itinerary:

September 26: Arrives in New York, stays at New York Palace Hotel; Mayor Bill de Blasio calls on Narendra Modi. Meets Nobel Prize-winning scientist Harold Eliot Varmus, director of the National Cancer Institute.

September 27: Visits Ground Zero and 9/11 memorial; participates in the General Debate of the 69th session of the UN General Assembly - on the theme "Delivering on and implementing a Transformative Post-2015 Development Agenda"; bilateral meetings with Ban Ki-Moon, Mahinda Rajapaksa, Sushil Koirala and Sheikh Hasina; to meet former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg; addresses annual Global Citizen Festival at Central Park; meets group of eminent Indian-Americans.

PM Modi would also meet the governors of three US states - New York's Andrew Cuomo, South Carolina's Nikki Haley and Maryland's Martin O'Malley.

September 28: Addresses Indian-American community reception at the Madison Square Garden in midtown Manhattan; meet representatives of the Sikh community in the US and Canada.

PM Modi would meet 10 distinguished Persons of Indian Origin. He will also meet members of the US Jewish community and attend a dinner reception at The Pierre, a luxurious heritage hotel owned by India's Taj hotels, hosted by Indian Ambassador to the US, S.A. Jaishankar. The dinner reception would be attended by Indian Americans and Persons of Indian Origin.

September 29: Breakfast meeting with top CEOs of 11 US companies and later one-on-one meetings with six CEOS. The companies include Boeing, Pepsico, General Electric, Google, Goldman Sachs. Individual meetings with eminent people and with the intelligentsia; meets the Clintons in the morning; addresses Council on Foreign Relations, a leading think tank; leaves for Washington.

Arrives in Washington in the afternoon, checks into Blair House, the presidential state guest house across the street from the White House; private dinner with President Barack Obama at the White House.

September 30: Visits Lincoln and Martin Luther King Jr. memorial and Gandhi statue in front of the Indian embassy in Washington; formal summit meeting with Barack Obama at the White House; lunch with Joe Biden and John Kerry at the State Department; meeting on Capitol Hill with Congressional leaders hosted by Speaker John Boehner; Reception and policy address to the US-India Business Council (USIBC); leaves for India.

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