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PM Narendra Modi leaves for Ireland, US

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 4:51 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today left for a two-nation visit tour to Ireland and United States of America. PM Modi is confident that his visit will help further deepen the relations with these two countries.

PM Modi's visit to Ireland will mark the first PM visit from India after almost 60 years.

The PM will meet Enda Kenny, the Taoiseach of Ireland. Taking to micro blogging site twitter PM Modi wrote, "Leaving for Ireland, where I will hold delegation level talks with Mr. Enda Kenny, Taoiseach of Ireland & interact with Indian community. After Ireland, will travel to New York City."

In New York, Modi will address a UN Sustainable Development Summit and participate in a Summit on peacekeeping being hosted by US President Barack Obama.

First published: 23 September 2015, 9:26 IST