Prime Minister Narendra Modi will embark on a five-nation visit today which will cover Afghanistan, Qatar, Switzerland, the US and Mexico. Modi will begin his trip with Afghanistan to inaugurate India-funded Salma Dam which has been constructed at a cost of about Rs.1,400 crore. From Afghanistan, he will proceed to energy-rich Qatar and then to Switzerland where black money is likely to be on the agenda. In the United States, PM Modi will meet President Barack Obama and also address a joint meeting of the US Congress.
"Tomorrow I will visit Afghanistan, where I will join the inauguration of Afghanistan-India Friendship Dam in Herat", Modi tweeted.
"My Qatar visit is aimed at strengthening economic & people-to-people ties between India & Qatar", he tweeted.
"In Switzerland, will meet President Schneider-Ammann. Will also meet businesspersons & Indian scientists at CERN", he tweeted.
"My visit to USA is aimed at building upon the progress achieved in India-USA ties & adding new vigour to our strategic partnership", he tweeted.
"My visit to Mexico, a privileged partner in the Latin American region, will give an impetus to India-Mexico ties", he tweeted.