New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday presented a framed photograph to US President Donald Trump which was a picture from the mega Howdy Modi event that took place in Houston. Earlier in the day, the two world leaders conducted a bilateral meet at the United Nations in New York. Also Read - 5 Reasons Why Narendra Modi Chose Houston for 'Howdy, Modi'
The photograph depicts a scene from the ‘Howdy Modi’ event in which US President Trump and India’s PM Modi can be seen standing on stage holding hands in front of a huge crowd comprising thousands of Indians and Americans. Also Read - 'Ab Ki Baar Trump Sarkar,’ Says PM Modi in His Praise For US President in Houston
“Memories from Houston, where history was made! PM @narendramodi presented a framed photograph from the #HowdyModi event to @POTUS @realDonaldTrump,” tweeted the Prime Minister’s Office on September 24. Also Read - As Mark of Respect, BJP Leaders Change Their Twitter Profile Pictures for ‘Howdy, Modi’ Event in Houston
The photo was gifted on Tuesday to US President Trump when PM Modi met him on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly session. After receiving the photo, US President Trump thanked PM Modi’s thoughtful gesture. Trump was quoted by news agency IANS as saying, “He (PM Modi) gave a lot of his time, and for the Indian Americans it is a matter of great pride.”
Notably, the two leaders addressed a gathering of more than 50,000 Indian-Americans in Houston on Sunday.