Washington, D.C. – On Wednesday, June 8, leaders of the House Foreign Affairs Committee and Senate Foreign Relations Committee will host His Excellency Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India for a reception in the Cannon Caucus Room. There will be a photo/video opportunity for press at 1:05 p.m.
Video/photo spray of remarks during a reception for His Excellency Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India
1:05 p.m. to 1:20 p.m. on Wednesday, June 8 (press assembly time is 10 a.m.)
Cannon Caucus Room
345 Cannon House Office Building
His Excellency Narendra Modi, Prime Minister of the Republic of India
The Honorable Ed Royce, Chairman, House Foreign Affairs Committee
The Honorable Eliot Engel, Ranking Member, House Foreign Affairs Committee
The Honorable Bob Corker, Chairman, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
The Honorable Ben Cardin, Ranking Member, Senate Foreign Relations Committee
House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce (R-CA) issued the following statement ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to the U.S. Capitol today, where he will address a Joint Meeting of Congress:
“I’m proud to welcome Prime Minister Modi to the U.S. Capitol, and honored to serve as a member of the bipartisan escort committee that will accompany him on the House floor.
“As the oldest and largest democracies, the U.S. and India have a special relationship. Our partnership on such issues as defense, nuclear power, renewable energy and space exploration is very strong. And I am confident that Prime Minister Modi’s address will provide new momentum for additional progress.”
The House Foreign Affairs Committee and Senate Foreign Relations Committee reception honoring Prime Minister Modi