As co-chair of the Congressional India Caucus, Khanna on Tuesday wrote to McCarthy urging him to invite Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress.
US Indian-origin lawmaker Ro Khanna has expressed confidence that Speaker of the House of Representatives Kevin McCarthy will invite Prime Minister Narendra Modi to address a joint sitting of the US Congress. Modi has been invited by US President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden for an official state visit next month. As co-chair of the Congressional India Caucus, Khanna on Tuesday wrote to McCarthy urging him to invite Modi to address a joint session of the US Congress.
Khanna told PTI after a meeting with McCarthy on Wednesday that he was confident the Speaker would extend an invitation to Modi to address the joint session. The dates for the address have not been finalized yet. South Korean President Yoon Suk Yeol addressed a joint meeting of Congress on April 27, 2023. The US President and the First Lady will host a state dinner on June 22 in Modi’s honour.
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