Narendra Modi leaves for India from Netherlands after wrapping up 3-nation tour

Narendra Modi foreign tour news : Prime Minister Narendra Modi left for India on Tuesday after wrapping up the final leg of his three-nation tour when he held successful talks in the Netherlands in his 1-day visit to the European country.

Narendra Modi first visited Portugal, then the US before flying to The Netherlands where he met Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. The Modi Rutte meeting in at Catshuis in The Hague saw discussions on global problems like terrorism and climate change.

Narendra Modi also made a visit to Dutch King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima at at Villa Eikenhorst in Wassenaar.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte. Photo courtesy of

Narendra Modi also addressed the Indian diaspora in the Netherlands and also met CEO’s of several Dutch firms in a bid to woo them to invest in India.

Addressing the Indian community, PM Modi said that every Indian staying in any part of the globe is the country’s ambassador and that it’s very important for them to stay connected with their own roots. Modi commended the role of Indian diaspora in Netherlands and Suriname. He added that Netherlands is home to the second largest diaspora of Indians in Europe.

Narendra Modi conveyed to the Indian community that although the passport colours may be different, the blood ties remain special.

Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met the US Vice President Mike Pence at the White House before flying to Amsterdam. Prior to that, Narendra Modi was given a warm send-off by the US President Donald Trump who told the Indian PM that he has a true friend in the White House.

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