A look at the many world leaders Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has embraced
In 2015 PM Modi made a surprise visit to wish his Pakistani counterpart Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif a happy 66th birthday. "Looking forward to meeting PM Nawaz Sharif in Lahore today afternoon, where I will drop by on my way back to Delhi," he tweeted.
Barack Obama and Narendra Modi hug at the end of their meeting in New York, after discussing climate change and cooperation in combating terrorism. (Reuters)
Modi hugs Tony Abott at the 2014 G20 Summit Brisbane 2014". He was the first Indian Prime Minister to visit Australia since Rajiv Gandhi did in 1986. (PTI)
Modi embraces the President of Mexico, Enrique Pena Nieto, when he visited the Los Pinos presidential residence in Mexico City, June 08, 2016.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets and hugs Malaysian PM Najib Razak during his five-day trip to India at the Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi in April 2017. (Reuters)
PM Modi receives the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces at the airport when he was in India in 2016 for a three-day visit. They discussed energy, the economy and security, signing agreements on oil, nuclear energy, IT, aerospace, railways and electronics.
US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump bidding goodbye to Indian PM Narendra Modi on the South Lawn of the White House. Washington, DC, June 26, 2017. (AFP)
The Israeli Prime Minister went to the airport to personally welcome Indian PM Narendra Modi, which he did only for US President Donald Trump. Netanyahu will even accompany him throughout his trip. Modi is the first ever Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel. (AFP)