PM Narendra's Modi's U.S tour

When Ajit Doval saved Modi from embarrassment at White House

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of United States of America Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of United States of America Donald Trump at the White House on Tuesday.   | Photo Credit: PTI

When wind swept away some pages of Modi’s remarks at the White House, the NSA rushed to the PM’s rescue

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

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, a sudden gust of wind swept away some pages of Mr.Modi’s prepared statement to the media.

Mr.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 naughty and the papers were blown away once again to be retrieved by Mr. Doval.

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

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