PM Modi flies back winding up the five-nation tour
Prime Minister Narendra Modi returned home after his five-nation visit to Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, the US and Mexico.
During the visit he held high level meetings with Afghan President, Amir of Qatar, President of Swiss federation, US President Barack Obama and Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieta on a wide range of bilateral issues and matters of regional and global concern. AIR correspondent report that the visit was very successfully to bolster ties with these countries.
In Herat, Mr Modi and Afghan President Ashraf Ghani dedicated Afghan-India friendship dam, earlier known as Salma dam to the people. The project built by India at a cost 1700 crore rupees will irrigate 75 thousand hectares of land, generate 42 megawatt power and also supply drinking water in 620 villages.
With US President Barack Obama, Swiss President Johann Schneider-Ammann Schneider and Mexico President Enrique Peña Nieto, Mr Modi discussed India’s NSG membership issue and secured their constructive support.
India and Qatar signed 7 agreements in various fields. Prime Minister as a rare and special gesture shared meal with workers at a medical camp in Doha.