The last Web Summit had 700 participants from India, and the number is expected to go up further this year. The deal is estimated to be worth about $2 billion, various media reported Saturday. The offer is still subject to congressional approval.
Other strains have emerged in US-India relations, with the United States vexed by a growing bilateral trade deficit and Trump accusing New Delhi of negotiating unscrupulously at the Paris climate talks to walk away with billions in aid.
The Indian navy wants the surveillance drones, variants of the Predator drones, to keep watch over the Indian Ocean. India and Pakistan should engage in direct talks and seek a normalization of ties, the official said.
On Portugal's historic relations with India, Modi said the country is tied with India in many ways, including through sports.
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Jang Woong, the North's delegate to the International Olympic Committee, will meet IOC president Mr Bach in South Korea next week. The South Korean minister cited North Korea's "top-class" Masikryong ski resort as a potential venue.
The White House, which has deemed the final week of June as "Energy Week", will also highlight the energy partnership between the US and India, citing $42 billion in long-term contracts for the export of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Louisiana and Maryland.
"U.S relationship with India and Pakistan really stand on their own merits". In that, he's likely to find common ground with Trump. It is the first White House dinner for a foreign leader. A toilet charity has renamed an Indian village after US President Donald Trump as part of a promotional push to raise cash and support for better sanitation.
"Thus, it is absolutely unfair to target Indian firms which are facing increasing pressure in the USA through different non-trade measures like visa fee and other unrelated levies", Assocham further said.
"You (Indian diaspora) have not only enriched the culture of the country they have made their home but have also carried their cultural heritage with them", Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while hailing the contributions of the more than 65,000 Indians in Portugal.
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The president is nonetheless angered by the investigation, which he has described as a "witch hunt", The New York Times reported . Mr Mueller is in the earliest stages of his investigation and still building up his team that will lead the probe.
He said the Dutch expertise in areas like water and waste management, agriculture, food processing, renewable energy, and ports and shipping, matches with India's development needs. India denies that and says it will continue to be part of the accord, regardless of US participation.
Yet Trump has been unpredictable with New Delhi so far.
Associated Press writer Vivian Salama contributed to this report.
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