Meenakari chess set to sandalwood Buddha statue: PM Narendra Modi's unique gifts to Kamala Harris, Quad leaders
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's special gifts for leaders, all the way from India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had some special gifts for Vice President Kamala Harris and Quad leaders Yoshihide Suga and Scott Morrison, prime ministers of Japan and Australia respectively.
PM Modi brings gifts from India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a very successful bilateral meeting with US Vice President Kamala Harris. Ahead of his meet with Harris, he also met the prime ministers of Japan and Australia, Yoshihide Suga and Scott Morrison. And as a special gesture, the PM gifted each one of them something unique from India.
Thoughtful gift: Old Indian govt notifications related to Kamala Harris' grandfather
A Gulabi Meenakari Chess Set for US Vice President
PM Modi also gifted VP Harris a gulabi meenakari chess set. The exquisite craft of Gulabi Meenakari is closely associated with Kashi, one of the oldest cities of the world. It is also the constituency of Prime Minister Modi. Each piece on this particular chess set is remarkably handcrafted. The bright colours reflect the vibrancy of Kashi.
Silver Gulabi Meenakari Ship for Australian PM
Sandalwood Buddha statue for Japan PM
The PM of Japan, Yoshihide Suga, was gifted a sandalwood Buddha statue. Buddhism plays a big role in bringing India and Japan together. The thoughts and ideals of Lord Buddha reverberate far and wide in Japan. During his previous visits to Japan, PM Modi has visited Buddhist temples in the country as well.