US Vice-President Kamala Harris will meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on September 23, a day before the Quad Summit at the White House. This will be the first meeting between the two leaders. They had spoken over the phone during the Covid-19 crisis. Kamala Harris is the first person of Indian origin to become the Vice-President of the United States.
Joe Biden will be hosting Modi for their first in-person bilateral meeting at the White House on September 24. Later in the day, he will host the first ever in-person Quad Summit with Modi, Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga and Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison.
During the course of this week, world leaders will gather in New York to attend the annual session of the UN General Assembly. Harris is scheduled to hold meetings with British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Zambian President Hakainde Hichilema and President of Ghana Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.
She will also lead a session at the President’s virtual Covid Summit on preventing future pandemics, said a Senior White House official.