"One area that has a lot of promise and necessity is Climate. Prime Minister Modi has been a very strong advocate of renewable energy and different technologies. I think there is very strong potential for our countries to work together," he added.
The hearing comes a day ahead of US President-elect Joe Biden is scheduled to take oath as the 46th president of the United States.
In November, US President-elect Biden nominated Antony Blinken, one of his closest and longest-serving foreign policy advisers, as Secretary of State to serve in his administration.
Blinken, 58, has been advising Biden on foreign policy for years.
As a run-up to the presidential election, Blinken made some statements that give a sense of his approach towards India.
On August 15, Blinken participated in a panel discussion on Indo-US ties. Addressing Indian American Democrats on India's Independence Day at the US-India Relations and Indian Americans in Joe Biden's America virtual event, Blinken affirmed how Biden would be a champion of India-US relations.
He had said that Joe Biden sees India and the US as natural partners and that the vision, he will help to make real as the president.
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