Washington: The White House is getting ready and is very intrested to roll out a red carpet welcome to the Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, for a working dinner on Monday. US President, Donald Trump would host him , the first of its kind under this administration. A senior administration official told reporters at the White House on the eve of Modis arrival that this would be the first dinner for a foreign dignitary at the white house under this administration.
Modi arrives in the US Capitol tonight on a three-day visit and the two leaders would spend several hours together in various settings including one-o-one, delegation level, a reception and conclude with a working dinner, the official said.
During the meetings , the American side would be represented by Vice President Mike Pence, the National security advicer, Lt.Gen.H R Mc Master, the secretary of state Rex Tillerson, Defence secretary James Mattis, the commerce secretary Wilbur Rose, and the treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin.
It believes that defence trade strengthens both the countries security, it reinforces the strategic partnership, and also allowstheir armed forces to cooperate more closely and improve their interaction with one another, Trump Administration official said.