Trump and Modi hold first talks at White House

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"We would discuss both bilateral issues and those concerning the world", Prime Minister Modi said ahead of talks with his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte.

'The role of The Netherlands as India's gateway to Europe is only expected to grow in the coming years, ' Rutte said. Our bilateral relations are very strong", he said, adding, "Netherlands is a natural partner in the economic development of India.

The two leaders, the joint statement said, resolved to pursue increased commercial engagement based on the principles of free and fair trade.

Earlier in the day Narendra Modi today invited Dutch companies to invest in the country which he said is the "land of opportunities".

Modi also thanked the Netherlands government for supporting India's membership in Missile Technology Control Regime past year. "We held talks on the wide range of issues pertaining to India-US relationships".

U.S. President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi embrace while delivering joint statements in the Rose Garden of the White House June 26, 2017 in Washington, DC.

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After arriving in Amsterdam, he had tweeted: "Landed in the Netherlands".

The Netherlands in particular specialises in water management and the two countries Tuesday signed an agreement which includes cooperation in managing India's numerous river deltas as well as anti-pollution measures in the Ganges River.

Ivanka Trump thanked PM Modi for the invitation to lead the United States delegation to the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in India.

However, officials point out that this is the first of several meetings this year, as both leaders will meet at the G-20 in Germany in a fortnight, and Mr. Modi may return to the US for a longer visit in September during the U.N. General Assembly session.

PM Modi, on his part said he deeply appreciates Trump's strong commitment to the enhancement of bilateral relations.

"I am sure that under your leadership a mutually beneficial strategic partnership will gain new strength, new positivity, and will reach new heights", Modi told Trump. The president has business partners in India, where he has more than a dozen active deals, including a Trump-branded luxury apartment complex being built in the western city of Pune, near Mumbai.

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