Washington: The Official Spokesperson of Ministry of External Affairs, Syed Akbaruddin, on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the private dinner hosted by US President Barack Obama presented his vision for India.
Akbaruddin, while addressing a press conference from Washington, said that Modi and Obama talked about e-governance and technology during the dinner.
“When PM Modi presented his vision for India before the dignitaries, he was praised by everyone present there. He also shared his journey from Ahmedabad to Delhi,” said Akbaruddin.
He further added that Obama too talked about his contribution in the development of India and both exchanged anecdotes from their first few days in office.
According to statement issued by MEA, Obama and Modi felt that Indo-US relation is most important and incumbent for both to strengthen it.
For the first time, the state heads of both the nations wrote a joint editorial in a leading newspaper, MEA stated.
Meanwhile, according to some reports, Modi has gifted Bhagwat Gita to Obama which was translated by Mahatama Gandhi. He also gifted him an audio and video clip of Martin Luther King.