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Naredra Modi arrives in New York, to address 76th UNGA session today Narendra Modi
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Naredra Modi arrives in New York, to address 76th UNGA session today

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 25 Sep 2021, 08:45 am

New Delhi: Indian PM Narendra Modi on Friday arrived in New York city where he will address the 76th session of UNGA.

"Landed in New York City. Will be addressing the UNGA at 6:30 PM (IST) on the 25th," he tweeted.

Modi left Washington earlier in the day  after attending a meeting with President Joe Biden and the Quad Summit.

Heads of four nations-India, the United States, Australia and Japan-met for the first in-person summit of Quad grouping on Friday in Washington DC, where they discussed the key challenges faced by the world presently, including the COVID-19 pandemic.

Opening the address, Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked US President Joe Biden for hosting the Quad meeting.

Read: Confident that our Quad participation will establish peace globally: PM Modi at summit's opening remarks

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga are also present at the meeting.

"Our four nations met for the first time after the 2004 Tsunami to help the Indo-Pacific region. Today, when the world is fighting against COVID-19 pandemic, we have come here once again as Quad for the welfare of humanity," PM Modi said.

The Indian Prime Minister said he was "confident that our participation in Quad will establish peace and prosperity in the world."

Read: Trade will be an important factor in India-US ties: PM Modi tells Joe Biden at White House meeting

"Our Quad vaccine initiative will greatly help the Indo-Pacific countries," PM Modi added.