Howdy Modi LIVE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Donald Trump addressed more than 50,000 Indian-Americans at the NRG Stadium in Houston, Texas today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi first reached the event venue and he received the United States President Donald Trump amid Modi, Modi chants. In his address, Modi termed Trump as “great American president” while the US president said India is America’s most trusted friend.

As many as 400 artists enthralled over 50,000 Indian-Americans and crores of other people who were glued to their television sets. Before their arrival at the Howdy Modi event in Houston, President Donald Trump and PM Narendra Modi shared greetings on micro-blogging site Twitter saying it is going to be a great day. Referring to PM Modi, Trump said he is going to meet his friend shortly. PM Modi was also quick to reply. In a tweet, he said surely it is going to be a great day and he is looking forward to meeting his friend (Donald Trump).

Notably, this meeting between PM Modi and President Trump ahead of the 74th United Nation General Assembly (UNGA) would be an important one and both the leaders have been scheduled to talk on energy import and export.

Ahead of the event, Texas India Forum (TIF) spokesperson Priti Dawra told the media that the event would be a grand celebration of unity and culture of India and America, where PM Modi and President Trump would talk about strong growing relations between India and the United States.

The entry gates would open at 3 hours before the scheduled time for the event.

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