Modi-Obama Exchange Diwali Greetings on Hotline


New Delhi: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday called Indian PM Narendra Modi to wish him on the occasion of festival of lights Diwali.

“A short while ago @POTUS called. We exchanged Diwali greetings. This was our first conversation through the newly established hotline,” Modi tweeted.

“President Obama & I discussed a wide range of other issues as well. It was good knowing how @WhiteHouse is marking Diwali,” he said.

Modi said he will looking forward to meet the US President during the G20 Summit.

“President Obama & I look forward to meeting in Turkey during the G20 Summit,” Modi said.