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Narendra Modi arrives in New York for a five-day visit

Describing America as India's "natural global partner", Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New York on Friday.

Describing America as India's "natural global partner", Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in New York on Friday on a five-day visit to the US, holding out an assurance that India is "open and friendly" for business and innovations.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets people outside his hotel upon his arrival in New York on Friday. (Source: PTI)

Narendra Modi, 64, flew into New York's JFK airport on a special Air India Boeing plane on the first leg of his maiden visit to the US as Prime Minister after a nearly nine-hour flight from Frankfurt where he had an overnight halt.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets people outside his hotel upon his arrival in New York on Friday. (Source: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival at JFK International airport in New York on Friday. (Source: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival at JFK International airport in New York on Friday. (Source: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival at JFK International airport in New York on Friday. (Source: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by Indian Ambassador to US Subrahmanyam Jaishankar, his wife Kyoko Jaishankar and India's Ambassador to the UN Asoke Mukerji, on his arrival at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York on Friday to attend 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly. (Source: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by Col D G Misra, Military Advisor to PMI in New York on his arrival at John F Kennedy International Airport in New York on Friday to attend 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly. Indian Ambassador to US Subrahmanyam Jaishankar is also seen. (Source: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves on his arrival at JFK International airport in New York on Friday. Indian Ambassador to US Subrahmanyam Jaishankar and his wife Kyoko Jaishankar are also seen. (Source: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets people outside his hotel upon his arrival in New York on Friday. (Source: PTI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets people outside his hotel upon his arrival in New York on Friday. (Source: PTI)