The Journey of PM started on 24th June. In the first leg of his tour, he reached Portuguese capital, Lisbon. Over there, India and Portugal have signed eleven MOUs for cooperation in areas including double taxation avoidance, science and technology, trade and investment, nanotechnology, space research, administrative reforms and culture. 5 of the MoU’s were in the area of science and technology.
So the visit of Portugal was more oriented and focused towards development in the areas of Space, Science and Technology.
- Lisbon is the capital of Portugal.
- The Prime Minister of Portugal is Antonio Costa.
- The currency of Portugal is Euro.
In the second leg of his three-nation tour PM arrived in US capital Washington D.C. Indian Ambassador to US Navtej Sarna and Charge de Affairs of US Embassy Marykay Loss Carlson received Mr. Modi at the Andrew’s Air Force Base. This was the first Meet of Mr. Modi with the newly appointed President of USA Mr. Donald Trump. India and the United States agreed to enhance cooperation in fighting the menace of terrorism, extremism and radicalisation. According to the PM, the two countries will enhance intelligence exchange in respect of terrorist organizations.
So the PM visit to the USA was more focused towards combating Terrorism.
About The USA-
- Washington D.C. is the Capital of USA.
- Mr. Donald Trump is the 45th President of the USA.
- The Currency of the USA is American Dollar.
In the final leg of his three-nation tour, PM Modi arrived in Amsterdam, the capital of Netherlands, after concluding his visit to the US. The Netherlands has backed India’s early entry into the Nuclear Suppliers Group, NSG, and other multilateral export control regimes. In a joint communique issued after the meeting between PM Modi and his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte in Hague the Netherlands also supported the country’s bid for a permanent UN Security Council seat. PM Modi described the Netherlands as India’s “natural partner” in its economic development.
India and Netherlands also signed three MOUs on water management, cultural cooperation and on amending social security arrangement. Mr. Modi also interacted with the CEOs of Dutch companies inviting them to utilize the vast opportunities provided by his ‘Make in India’ initiative.
So the visit in the Netherland was broadly focused on the Environmental and Economic Development of the Nation.
About The Netherlands-
- The Capital of Netherland is Amsterdam.
- Mr. Mark Rutte is the Prime Minister of the Netherlands.
- The Currency of Netherland is Euro.