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Your visit has taken India-USA ties to a new level: Modi to Obama

Your visit has taken India-USA ties to a new level: Modi to Obama

India Blooms News Service | | 27 Jan 2015, 02:40 pm
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IBNS) As US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama departed from India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said s visit to the Asian nation has taken India-USA ties to a new level.

"Farewell @WhiteHouse! Your visit has taken India-USA ties to a new level & opened a new chapter. Wish you a safe journey," Modi tweeted.

"As for the rainy day yesterday, as you yourself said @WhiteHouse today morning, Bade Bade Deshon Mein :)," he said.

Barack Obama and Michelle Obama  boarded their special Airforce One flight at around 1-55 pm.

The flight took off at around 2 pm from Palam Airport. Obamas are headed for Saudi Arabia to  offer  condolences for the death of King Abdullah.

Obama became the first US president to take part in the Republic Day parade of India at the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

During the visit the two leaders also had a breakthrough in the stalled civil nuclear deal.