New Delhi: After a landslide victory in Lok Sabha election 2019, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be meeting with US president Donald Trump at the G-20 summit on June 28 and 29 in Japan's Osaka.
In a statement, White House said, "The leaders look forward to seeing one another at the G-20 Summit in Osaka, where the US, India, and Japan will hold a trilateral meeting to pursue their shared vision for a free and open Indo-Pacific.”
US president also said, "I just spoke to Prime Minister Modi and I gave him my warmest regards and congratulations. I just conveyed congratulations on behalf of our country, myself and everybody. He had a great election win. He is a friend of mine. We have a very good relationship with India," Trump said at the South Lawn of White House before boarding Marine One for his trip to Japan.
"He is a great man and leader for the people of India - they are lucky to have him!" Trump later said. Modi too thanked Trump and US Vice President Mike Pence for their congratulatory messages.
Before G-20 Summit, Modi will be meeting Chinese president Xi Jinping in Bishkek on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) meet on June 14-15.