I have not seen such a scene till date: Jaishankar
Jaishankar told that the respect that was respected was not only his (Papua’s PM) thinking but also the thinking of the entire Pacific. It was the thought of the whole world. You see, I can say that for the last 45 years I have been associated with foreign policy, but till today I have never seen such a scene. When Foreign Minister Jaishankar was saying this. PM Modi was standing on the dais with folded hands and listening with his head bowed. BJP leaders were clapping around. The Foreign Minister said, ‘We went to Australia from there… The Prime Minister there called Modiji ‘The Boss’, now there is a story in that too. Yes, because it was not in his speech. He later told me that it was my inner feeling and I was under pressure from somewhere to reveal it.
Some said Boss, some said Guruji.
The Foreign Minister said that when the Prime Minister of a country like Australia says that you are the boss. When the PM of Papua New Guinea says that I consider you at the level of Guruji, then I want to tell you that the perspective from which the world is seeing India now is because of the leadership of Prime Minister Modi ji. Which has become the new image of our New India… which was being discussed in different meetings. It was talking about the transformation of Bharat. People wanted to know from the Prime Minister… Explain to us how you fought Covid, how you did the vaccination. How is digital delivery happening at your place? How did you provide food to 80 crore population during the Covid pandemic. After this PM Modi also addressed the gathering. Referring to his foreign tour, he said that this is your effort, this is your tradition, I only go to the world and sing songs of your might. I talk about the potential of India after meeting the great men of the world.