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‘Stoked’ Modi responds to mate Australia PM’s ‘Kithana ache he Modi’ praise

The newly elected Australian prime minister clicked a selfie with PM Modi and captioned his photo in Hindi, saying ‘Kithana ache he Modi’ (How nice Modi is). PM Modi, to say the least, is stoked with the gesture.

world Updated: Jun 29, 2019 14:33 IST
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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday tweeted a selfie with his Indian counterpart to mark their meeting.
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday tweeted a selfie with his Indian counterpart to mark their meeting.(Scott Morrison/Twitter)
         

Moments after Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Saturday tweeted a selfie with his Indian counterpart and praised him in Hindi, saying “Kithana acha he Modi!”, a ‘stoked’ PM Modi took the bonhomie a step further with his reply.

The two leaders are in Osaka, Japan for the G20 Summit.

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The newly-elected Australian Prime Minister met his Indian counterpart in the morning and had shared some light moments with him.

Morrison clicked a selfie with Modi and posted it on Twitter with a captain “Kithana acha he Modi!” (How good is Modi).

To which, PM Modi had a very unique response for his mate, signifying his adeptness of acing the bilateral ties and social media presence in one go.

WATCH | ‘Kithana acha he Modi’: Australian PM’s selfie with PM Modi goes viral

Last month, the two leaders congratulated each other on their respective election victories and pledged to work together.

The G20 (Group of Twenty) is an international leaders’ forum comprising 19 countries and the European Union. The 14th edition of the G20 Summit is being held here from June 28-29.

(This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text. Only the headline has been changed.)

First Published: Jun 29, 2019 08:48 IST

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