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Watch: When Joe Biden surprised PM Modi with a tap on his shoulder

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 27 June 2022, 20:51 IST
Joe Biden greets PM Modi (ANI)

Schloss Elmau (Germany): Prime Minister Narendra Modi was in conversation with Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Suddenly someone tapped on his shoulder from behind. PM Modi casually turned his face back, and it took him a second to realise that it was no one else but US President Joe Biden.

In an instance of bonhomie between the leaders of the two largest democracies of the world that caught the eye of viewers, US President Joe Biden walked up to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to greet him at the venue of the Group of Seven (G7) Summit at Schloss Elmau, Germany on Monday.

Prime Minister Modi is attending this year's summit being held under the German Presidency. India is among the five partner countries invited to attend the G7 Summit. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz today welcomed the Prime Minister at Schloss Elmau, ahead of the G7 Summit. Before the start of the second day of the G7 Summit, leaders of the member and partner countries gathered for a group photograph.

Besides Biden, PM Modi was seen interacting with the prominent leaders of the group including French President Emmanuel Macron and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.

(With ANI inputs)

First published: 27 June 2022, 20:35 IST