Modi invites Obama to visit India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited US President Barack Obama to visit India at a convenient time, which has been accepted by the White House.

Washington: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited US President Barack Obama to visit India at a convenient time, which has been accepted by the White House.

"I look forward to receiving President Obama and his family in India at a convenient time," Modi said in a joint press statement inside the Oval Office of the White House.

The details of the visit would be chalked out at a mutually convenient time.

If Obama visits India in the rest of his tenure; he would be the first US President to visit India twice.

Obama visited India in November 2010. 

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