Narendra Modi wins his way through bear hug diplomacy
During Prime Minister Narendra Modi's US visit, he and President Barack Obama exchanged a warm embrace during a bilateral meeting in New York on 28th September, 2015. Obama during the meet expressed support to India’s permanent membership of the UN
Narendra Modi hugged Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, who said he is very excited about PM's 'Digital India' initiative. Facebook is going to help develop Clean India Mobile App which will help the Government's 'Swachh Bharat Mission'
Narendra Modi gives a hug to crown Prince of UAE Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan who he met in August, 2015. The meet helped boost India-UAE ties in strategic areas of trade and security
Narendra Modi with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim at the Vibrant Gujarat summit held in January 2015. Jim praised the PM and projected a 6.4% economic growth in India in 2015
"A warm greeting with @narendramodi", tweeted the Australian PM Tony Abbot on 15th November 2014 after meeting the PM at the G20 summit. The two leaders had signed a landmark nuclear deal in their last meet. In this meet, Australia promised to
Narendra Modi gave his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe a bear hug during their meet in August 2014. The two countries signed a pact to make Varanasi into a smart city. They have became good friends and met often in various forums.
Actor Hugh Jackman had introduced Modi at Global Citizen Festival in September 2014. Modi's hug with the actor sealed his now rock-star status in the US. It was here that the PM had quoted Star Wars legendary line 'May the Force be with You'.
PM with US Secretary of State John Kerry in New York. Kerry had announced that US is looking to increase Indo-US trade to 5 billion dollars.