Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla said Quad nations agreed that more careful examination of Pakistan's role in Afghanistan is needed.
'Glad to see that President Biden held a bilateral meeting with PM Modi to strengthen US India relations,' Congressman Frank Pallone said.
Modi said Biden’s presidency will sow the seeds for better bilateral ties and also for all democracies across the world.
Earlier in March, the first-ever Quad virtual summit had stressed a free, open, and rule-based Indo-Pacific region that is "anchored by democratic values, and unconstrained by coercion".
On Thursday, Prime Minister Modi praised US Vice President Kamala Harris as a "source of inspiration" while extending an invitation to her to visit India
China criticised the grouping, saying the formation of exclusive closed cliques runs against the trend of times and will find no support.
Both leaders decided to further cement the Indo-US strategic partnership and discussed global issues of common interest, including Afghanistan and the Indo-Pacific.
The Quad members will meet with Vice President Harris for a detailed discussion on basically the capacities associated with resilience in each of our countries, an official said.
PM Modi will address the General Debate of the High-Level Segment of 76th Session of UN General Assembly (UNGA) on September 25 in New York.
Biden will host PM Modi at the White House on September 24, this is going to be the first in-person meeting between the two leaders after Biden took over as the US President on January 20.
India will also have to figure out what AUKUS means for it, especially the nuclear-armed submarines delivered to Australia.
Ambassador Sandhu's remarks came days ahead of the first in-person Quad summit on September 24 in Washington which will be attended by PM Modi and his Australian and Japanese counterparts.
Formation of 'exclusive cliques' targeting others 'doomed to fail': China slams upcoming Quad summit
Asked for his comment on the upcoming Quad summit, Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Zhao Lijian told a media briefing here that cooperation between the countries should not target third parties.
In March, President Biden hosted the first-ever summit of the Quad leaders in the virtual format that vowed to strive for an Indo-Pacific region that is free, open, inclusive.