New Delhi: The moment that 50,000 people at the NRG stadium as well as the billions across the world were waiting for finally came alive.
The President of the world’s oldest democracy and the Prime Minister of the world’s largest democracy walked on to the stage.
President Trump and Prime Minister Modi made a joint appearance in a first of its kind event Howdy Modi! The atmosphere was electric.
Prime Minister Modi welcomed President Trump hailing him as a true friend of India.The chemistry between the two leaders was clearly evident as they took a final victory lap around the NRG stadium.
After Madison Sqaure Garden and San Jose, Howdy Modi added yet another dimension to Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s diaspora outreach.
And there could be no better acknowledgement that Modi 2.0 is a force to reckon with than the presence of President Trump.Without naming Pakistan, Prime Minister Modi lashed out at its hidden agenda that fuels terrorism and instability.
He drew a parallel between 9/11 and 26/11 saying that the world knows where the roots of both are.In a strong message to those sheltering terrorists, President Trump expressed America’s commitment to eradicating radical Islamic terrorism.Prime Minister Narendra Modi also lauded President Trump’s role in the fight against terror.
Prime Minister said that India under Modi 2.0 was bidding farewell to several contentious issues that have acted as road blocks to development.
He said that the action on Article 370 was one such move.Prime Minister Narendra Modi stressed on the fact that the decision on Kashmir was a democratic one that went through the rigours of a parliamentary vote.
He called for a standing ovation for the Parliament of India.As US President Donald Trump shared stage with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, he hailed PM Modi’s leadership and lauded his efforts in transforming the lifes of millions of people.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi was presented with the keys to the Houston City by its Mayor Sylvester Turner on his arrival at the ‘Howdy Modi’ mega in Houston as the mark of respect and the long standing India-Houston ties.
After welcoming PM Modi at the event, Turner handed over the oversized keys to the city of Houston to him.
At the start of the event, Turner told the crowd that Houston is the most diverse city in the county.