A Recent announcement from the White House states that the President Donald Trump is set to speak with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, tonight, however, the details about the planned phone call are quite aren’t disclosed. It is believed that the discussions will be on the ties between India and USA.
The conversation will be among several between Mr Trump and other world leaders this week as he begins his duties as U.S. president. He has already spoken with the leaders of Egypt, Israel, Canada and Mexico, and plans to host a visit from British Prime Minister Theresa May later this week.
Meanwhile, President Pranab Mukherjee issued an invitation to Mr Trump and First Lady Melania Trump to visit India shortly after Mr Trump’s inauguration Friday. The White House hasn’t responded to the invitation.
Earlier, during the reign of Former President Barack Obama and Modi worked strong ties were developed between the countries. Obama visited India almost exactly two years ago for the country’s Republic Day, and Modi made trips to the U.S.
There is a concern in India’s outsourcing industry about the fate of the skilled-worker or H-1B, a visa program that companies use to send thousands of workers to the U.S. Mr Trump criticised the program during the campaign, saying he would seek to ensure Americans get their first choice of available jobs.
Despite the existing relationship between USA and India, Trump’s new foreign-policy, however, left Indian officials puzzled.
Trump already spoke with Nawaz Sharif by phone, the prime minister of Pakistan. Afterwards, Sharif’s government described the call in detail, saying Mr Trump referred to him as “terrific guy,” and told him: