US President Joe Biden, who left for India to participate in the historic G20 Summit in New Delhi, landed in the national capital, where he received a grand welcome from Union Minister General VK Singh (Retd).
Biden, 80, who has been in the race for the upcoming Presidential elections, has landed at the Delhi Airport for the first time ever since he became the President of the United States in 2021.
At the Palam Airport, US Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti was also present along with his daughter Maya Juanita. After landing, the President interacted with her. He also cheered the group of dancers who performed a traditional dance to welcome him.
Bilateral talks with PM Modi to commence shortly
According to the sources, PM Modi and Biden will meet at the former’s house, where the two leaders will hold bilateral talks on the sidelines of the G20 Summit.
Earlier Thursday, PM Modi confirmed his meetings with Mauritius Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina and US President Joe Biden. As of writing this article, the Prime Minister has already met with his Mauritius and Bangladeshi counterparts.
This is a developing story. More details will be added.