He also congratulated India, which is celebrating the 70 years of independence this year.
Modi will travel to the Philippines on Sunday to attend the India-ASEAN and East Asia Summits.
US President Donald Trump last week praised India's "astounding" growth, saying he has been working successfully to bring the vast country and its people together.
The US had said it was looking at a "working-level" quadrilateral meeting in the near term with India, Japan and Australia. He also commended India for being the world's largest democracy and achieving a phenomenal growth.
Reacting to the Japanese move, India had said it was open to working with like-minded countries on issues that advance its interests. The bipartisan group of Congressional leaders, reconciling the differences between the House and Senate versions of the 2018 National defence Authorisation Act (NDAA), also urged the Department of Defence to closely monitor U.S. security assistance to Pakistan and ensure that the country does not use it to support terrorist groups.
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Freshman running back Jonathan Taylor had 157-yards, but fumbled twice. "I feel like our defense is going to step up to the task". Former Badger and 1999 Heisman Trophy victor Ron Dayne served as honorary captain for Wisconsin's game against Iowa on Saturday.
The annual East Asia Summit is held by leaders of the Asean countries and those of Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand, Russia, South Korea and the US.
Expressing a sharp message on commerce, US President Donald Trump said that the United States could no more permit constant trade violations and would insist on just and equitable arrangements. "In the broader region, countries outside APEC are also making great strides in this chapter for the Indo-Pacific", he said in a speech at the APEC CEO summit in Vietnam on Friday.
American firms have long complained about China failing to honour intellectual property rights.
"We have been friends, partners and allies in the Indo-Pacific for a long, long time", he said, adding, "The story of this region in recent decades is the story of what is possible when people take ownership of their future".
Trump arrived in Vietnam from China on the fourth leg of a 12-day trip to Asia.