Washington | Tulsi Gabbard, the primary Hindu candidate for US presidential elections, has extended a warm welcome to Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his visit to US.
Gabbard also apologised for not attending the ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event where PM Modi will address 50,000 people.
Ms Gabbard, a member of the Democratic Get together of the US clarified that she will not have the ability to current on the occasion resulting from prior commitments associated to her scheduled presidential campaigns.
“Namaste! I would like to extend a warm welcome to Prime Minister Modi on his latest visit to the US and I am sorry that I will not be able to join there in person due to previously scheduled presidential campaign events. I am really glad to see so many Indian Americans from all across our country as well as colleagues from Congress coming together there,” she mentioned in a video message.
Speaking on climate change she said, ” India is the world’s largest democracy and one of the most important partners of US in the Asia-Pacific region. Our two nations must continue to work closely together if we are to address the pressing issues that impact us and the world, issues like combating climate change. preventing nuclear war and nuclear proliferation and improving the economic well being of our people.”
“So as we build a strong and lasting partnership between our two nations focusing on areas of growth, wealth and opportunity and equality, science, health, environment, security and counter-terrorism…we can bring about the idea of “Vasudhaiv Kutumbkam” recognising that everyone on our planet..we are all one family. There is no place for hate, bigotry, ignorance and prejudice”, she said.
Earlier there were speculations that Tulsi Gabbard would not be attending PM Modi’s ‘Howdy, Modi’ event as a form of protest against Kashmir issue.
However, she later clarified that the rumours were wrong and she was not attending due to her schedule.
The White Home had confirmed that the US President Donald Trump shall be making a joint look with Prime Minister Modi on the “Howdy Modi” occasion in Houston.