The White House, Washington on Monday night has announced that President United States, Joe Biden will host the first-ever Quad Leaders Summit on September 24.
The Quad summit will be attended by Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Prime Minister Scott Morrison of Australia and Japanese Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga.
The White House has also informed that United States President is looking forward to welcoming the Quad leaders.
The White House on Quad Leaders Summit said that the four leaders will aim on strengthening the ties and advancing practical cooperation in areas such as tackling COVID-19, addressing climate crisis, collaborating on emerging technologies and cyberworld and also to promote a free and open Indo-Pacific.
At the same time, the Indian Ministry of External Affairs stated that during the summit, the Quad leaders will exchange views on contemporary world issues including critical & emerging technologies, cyberspace security, maritime security, humanitarian assistance or disaster relief, climatic changes and education.
PM Modi is anticipated to travel to Washington DC and New York in the end of September.
This will be the first visit of Modi's to United States since President Biden assumed charge early this year.
This will also be first in-person meeting of PM Modi with President Biden. The two renowned political leaders have met virtually on at least three occasions including the Quad summit in March, the climate change summit in April, and the G-7 summit in June.
PM Modi is even scheduled to meet the General Debate of the High-Level Segment of 76th Session of United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) on September 25 in NYC.