Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Washington, DC, and attended a dinner party with First Lady Jill Biden and President Joe Biden. He received a ceremonial welcome at Andrews Air Base. PM Modi gets gifts from US President Joe Biden, including a vintage camera and an antique book. The 7.5-carat lab-grown green diamond, the book “The Ten Principal Upanishads,” and a unique sandalwood box are gifts that PM Modi gave to Joe and Jill Biden. In response to PM Modi’s request, the White House State Dinner menu included dishes made with millet.
PM Modi Acknowledges Joe and Jill Biden’s Warm Welcome At The White House
After attending a meeting at the National Science Foundation in Alexandria, Virginia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi headed the White House.
The Bidens hosted a dinner party for PM Modi at the White House
On Wednesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi began the second leg of his trip to the US by greeting members of the Indian community upon his arrival in Washington and touring the National Science Foundation with First Lady Jill Biden. The prime minister later attended a dinner party hosted by the Bidens.
On Wednesday, PM Modi arrived in Washington, DC, receiving a guard of honor with a ceremonial welcome at the Andrews Air Base in the pouring rain.
It began with the playing of each nation’s anthem.
US President Joe Biden presents PM Modi with gifts, including an antique book and a vintage camera
A vintage American camera, an archival facsimile print of George Eastman’s Patent for the first Kodak camera, and a hardcover book on American wildlife photography were gifts given to Modi by US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden. For the prime minister, the Bidens also organized a garba performance.
What gift did US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden receive from PM Modi?
PM Modi presents US First Lady Dr. Jill Biden with a 7.5-carat lab-grown green diamond. Additionally, PM Narendra Modi gave President Joe Biden a first edition print copy of the book “The Ten Principal Upanishads” by Faber and Faber Ltd. of London, printed at the University Press Glasgow.
Additionally, PM Modi offered US President Joe Biden a special box made of sandalwood. A master craftsman from Jaipur, Rajasthan, has handcrafted a special sandalwood box. Sandalwood from Mysore, Karnataka, is carved with intricate floral and animal patterns.
The menu featured millet-based dishes for the White House State Dinner in response to PM Modi’s request
The First Lady of the United States, Jill Biden, has incorporated millet-based food in the State Dinner held in the esteem of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who encouraged the promotion of millets. The menu for the State Dinner develops by First Lady Jill Biden in collaboration with White House Executive Chef Cris Comerford, White House Executive Pastry Chef Susie Morrison, and guest Chef Nina Curtis.
PM Modi will speak to a joint session of the US Congress and hold bilateral discussions with Joe Biden during the second leg of his ongoing US visit.