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Governor of New Jersey meets PM Naredra Modi

Governor of New Jersey meets PM Naredra Modi

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 16 Sep 2019, 10:33 am

New Delhi, Sept 16 (IBNS): Prime Minister Narendra Modi received Phillip D. Murphy, Governor of the State of New Jersey in the United States of America this morning on Murphy’s first visit to India in his current official capacity.

Governor Murphy is visiting Agra, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad apart from Delhi.

Prime Minister Modi welcomed the Governor’s desire to promote closer commercial and people-to-people relations between New Jersey and India and assured him of the Government of India’s support as New Jersey seeks to pursue meaningful cooperation with Indian States.

Governor Murphy briefed Prime Minister Modi of his priorities for building his State’s relations with India, and committed to working towards a robust partnership between India and the U.S.

Noting the commonalities between India and New Jersey, he mentioned the celebration of diversity and respect for plurality in India which he had as witnessed since arriving in India.

Prime Minister Modi noted with satisfaction that the State of New Jersey, which hosts the highest concentration of Indian-American population in the U.S., has emerged as a top destination for India’s trade and investment into the U.S. Both dignitaries agreed to the significance of cooperation in STEM and higher education.

The Prime Minister appreciated the personal attention paid by the Governor for the well-being of the Indian American Community in New Jersey and stressed their importance as a bridge between India and their host.