The US President Donald Trump said on Monday that ties between Washington and New Delhi had “never been stronger” after
holding his first talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the White House. PM Modi and US President Trump discussed in depth
several regional issues, including Afghanistan during their meeting. Modi earlier arrived at the White House on Monday for his first meeting with Trump, seeking
to build on a recent upturn in ties between the world’s two largest democracies.During brief Oval Office remarks, Trump heaped praise on
Modi as a “great prime minister” who had brought economic growth to India.