Modi, Trump joint address historic tribute, says US diplomat

Washington: US President Donald Trump’s decision to join Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the mega ‘Howdy Modi’ rally in Houston over the weekend is a truly historic tribute to the contributions of the Indian-Americans, a top US diplomat has said.

The White House has announced that Trump would join Modi at the mega Houston rally, which would be attended by more than 50,000 Indian Americans, on 22 September.

“Trump joining Modi for the Howdy Modi event in Houston is a truly historic tribute to the contributions of the Indian-American community to the prosperity of our country and the strength of US-India relations,” Alice G Wells, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for South and Central Asia, tweeted.