Meenakari chess set, copy of old notifications: What PM Modi gifted to Kamala Harris
Prime Minister Modi described India and America as ‘natural partners’ in his meeting with Vice President Harris on Thursday at the White House
PM Modi in US: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday presented special gifts to US Vice President Kamala Harris. Both the leaders met in-person for the first time after Harris took over as US Vice President.
Prime Minister Modi on Thursday met with Harris at the White House where he described India and America as "natural partners". Both the leaders decided to further cement the Indo-US strategic partnership and discussed global issues of common interest, including threats to democracy and in the Indo-Pacific.
Besides Harris, PM Modi also presented gifts to Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison and Japanese Premier Yoshihide Suga, who are also part of Quad.
While Morrison was gifted a 'silver gulabi meenakari ship', Japanese Premier Yoshihide Suga was gifted a sandalwood Buddha statue, according to PTI.
The ship gifted to Morrison is also distinctly handcrafted and its brightness reflects Varanasi's dynamism, the officials told the news agency.
PM Modi held bilateral meetings with Suga and Morrison on Thursday.
PM Modi is on an official visit to the US during which he will hold the first face-to-face meeting with President Joe Biden, attend the first in-person Quad summit and address the 76th session of the UN General Assembly in New York.
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