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In Pictures: Modi meets Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 13 February 2017, 4:53 IST

On his historic visit to the European island nation, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met his Irish counterpart Enda Kerry. Modi is the first PM to visit the Ireland since Jawahar Lal Nehru's trip in 1956.

The visit is expected to strengthen bilateral relationships between the countries with special focus on sectors like agriculture, education, science and technology.

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Modi meets Enda Kerry and other Irish officials. Photo: PIB

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Kerry's gift to Modi - a hurling stick and ball. Photo: PIB

Quick fact: Hurling is an Irish game resembling hockey, played with a shorter stick having a broader oval blade. It is the national game of Ireland and may date back to the 2nd millennium BC.

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Modi taking hurling lessons? Photo: PIB

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A moment to cherish: Modi receives a cricket jersey from Kenny. Photo-PIB


And guess what? It has his name on it. Photo: PIB

First published: 23 September 2015, 6:49 IST