Prime Minister Narendra Modi has invited US President Joe Biden to be the chief guest at India’s Republic Day celebrations on January 26. The invitation was given during the bilateral meeting held a day before the G20 summit in New Delhi.
In a significant development marking closer ties between India and the US, US Ambador to India Eric Garcetti said Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited US President Joe Biden to be the chief guest at India’s Republic Day celebrations on January 26. Is. The invitation was given during the bilateral meeting held a day before the G20 summit in New Delhi.
During a session organized by the Ananta Centre, Garcetti affirmed that Prime Minister Modi’s gesture underlined the deep ties between the two countries. They look forward to fostering stronger relations in the years to come. Garcetti put forward these details regarding the possible presence of the Quad leaders at the upcoming Republic Day celebrations. Ambador Garcetti said that US President Biden has been invited for Republic Day by Prime Minister Modi during the bilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 Summit. Although the PM did not mention Quad.
Earlier media reports had suggested that India was considering inviting all Quad leaders for the Republic Day celebrations, a strategic move in line with India’s growing engagements on the Quad front. Leaders include Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida. The final decision reportedly depended on the availability of these world leaders. The invitation to be a part of the Republic Day celebrations as the Chief Guest holds immense symbolic significance, representing India’s strategic diplomatic relations and partnerships. Usually, formal invitations are issued after an informal confirmation about the availability of the dignitary, to ensure the presence of an important colleague as the chief guest on this notable day in Indian history.