Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived New Delhi on Wednesday morning after concluding his three-nation tour. PM Modi came back with a special ride from Netherlands as he was gifted a bicycle by his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte during his visit to the country during the last leg of his tour.
After meeting the Dutch Prime Minister, PM Modi was gifted a cycle by Rutte. In the photograph, a happily smiling PM Modi is seen sitting on the cycle with his right leg on the peddle, even as Mark Rutte looks at him with a big smile on his face – the bonhomie between both leaders is quite evident and points to a successful bilateral meet. PM Modi also addressed the Indian diaspora in The Netherlands on Tuesday.
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Earlier during his visit to the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi also exchanged gifts with President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump during his visit to the White House. The US president took him on a guided tour of the White House which included the Lincoln bedroom. The PM has also presented a copy of the famous Gettysburg address of the 16th US President of the US.
During joint statement between Narendra Modi and his counterpart Mark Rutte, the Netherlands prime minister announced his country’s support for India’s entry into the NSG. He also supported India’s bid for permanent UN Security Council seat. Two leaders also recalled that strategic partnership between the European Union and India was launched in 2004 during the Dutch Presidency of the EU.