Osaka, June 29: Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison on Friday clicked a selfie with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the sidelines of the G20 Summit in Osaka in Japan. Morrison also tweeted the picture, praising his Indian counterpart in Hindi, saying "Kithana acha he Modi!" (How nice is Modi!). The two leaders are in Osaka, Japan for the G20 Summit. Morrison, the newly-elected Australian Prime Minister, met Modi in the morning and shared some light moments with him on the sidelines of the summit. G20 Summit in Osaka: PM Narendra Modi Meets Shinzo Abe, Thanks Japanese Prime Minister For Warm Welcome; Watch Video.
Reciprocating the same emotions, Modi quoted Morrison's tweet and wrote, "Mate, I'm stoked about the energy of our bilateral relationship! @ScottMorrisonMP".
In the picture, both the leaders are seen smiling while taking a casual selfie. Morrison, is seen in a blue suit, while PM Modi is seen in a brown jacket over white attire in the photo. In May this year, the two leaders congratulated each other on their respective election victories and pledged to work together. Angela Merkel Meets PM Narendra Modi at G20 Summit Sidelines, Gives Epic Reaction on Camera Amid Talks.
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— Scott Morrison (@ScottMorrisonMP) June 28, 2019
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) June 29, 2019
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.
On Friday, PM Modi held a series of meetings with world leaders on the sidelines of the G20 summit in Osaka. The PM held meetings with the presidents of China and Russia, and with US President Donald Trump and Japanese premier Shinzo Abe. Modi held a “very open and productive” meeting with Trump, including on bilateral trade issues, as the two leaders pledged to provide a “strong leadership” to the world to address pressing global challenges like terrorism.