“Felt like Sachin Tendulkar & Amitabh Bacchan,” UK PM Boris Johnson lauds PM Modi for a grand welcome

British Prime Minister on Friday addressed the Press briefing and thanked PM Modi, terming his “Khaas Dost”, for a grand welcome.

British Prime Minister on his visit to India has thanked PM Modi, whom he referred to as “Khaas Dost”, for a grand welcome and positive bilateral talks between the two nations.  “Thank you … my friend prime minister Modi, Narendra Modi.. my khaas dost I think is the phrase I want to.. in Hindi. We had a fantastic two days in India. I became the first conservative prime minister to visit Gujarat, your birthplace, of course. It is also the ancestral home of almost half the British Indians. I had an amazing reception. I felt like Sachin Tendulkar. My face was as ubiquitous as Amitabh Bachchan. I was everywhere to be seen. It was fantastic. It was fantastic,” Boris Johnson said.

On Friday, PM Modi met Borris Johnson in New Delhi and initiated the bilateral talks. He further commented, “They (People of Gujarat) put on a fantastic welcome for us. It was absolutely extraordinary. I have never seen such a joyful reception. I would have not gotten the same reception anywhere else in the world. It was amazing to see your (PM Modi’s) home state for the first time,” Boris Johnson said.