Prime Minister Narendra Modi (L) and President of United States Donald Trump at the White House in Washington DC on Tuesday.(PTI Photo)
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NSA Ajit Doval comes to the aid of PM Modi at White House media event

The wind swept away some pages of Modi’s prepared remarks to the media at the White House.
By HT Correspondent | Press Trust of India, Washington
UPDATED ON JUN 27, 2017 06:43 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was on Tuesday saved from a possible embarrassment by an alert National Security Advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval when wind swept away some pages of his prepared remarks to the media at the White House.

The incident happened while the prime minister was attentively listening to the remarks of US President Donald Trump at the Rose Garden of the presidential mansion after their first meeting.

Doval, who was seated on the front row along with some other senior Indian officials, sprang up and quickly retrieved the papers and handed it back to the prime minister. The wind again played up and the papers were blown away once again only to be retrieved by Doval.

Modi’s summit with Trump was the first face-to-face meeting between the leaders of the two major countries.

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