New Delhi, May 27: Narendra Modi has become the talk of the town with his elevation as the 15th Prime Minister of India.
The entire world has been keeping eyes on Modi's movements as he has been meeting dignitaries from several neighbouring countries including Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif, Sri Lankan President Mahindra Rajapakse and many others on Tuesday, May 27.
What Foreign Media is saying about Modi and meeting with foreign dignitaries:
The Nation (Pakistan): Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi today shared some emotional moments of his conversation with Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on popular micro-blogging website.
Aljazeera (Qatar): New Indian prime minister and his Pakistani counterpart express willingness to begin new era of bilateral relations.
The Tribune (Pakistan): From CM to PM: A stunning rise to power -- Modi ruled Gujarat for 13 years and he tried to prove that he was more business than politics. Whether he sticks to this policy while holding the highest political office in India remains to be seen.
The Dawn (Pakistan): With hope and fear from Kashmir -- After Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif finally accepted Narendra Modi's invitation to attend the latter's oath-taking ceremony as the 15th Prime Minister of India, ordinary people, commentators, and politicians in Kashmir began deliberating upon the various pros and cons of the situation, and discussing the future of possible talks on all contentious issues, including Kashmir.
The News (Pakistan): Newly elected Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif shared some "very emotional things" with him in the evening he took oath.
Washington Post (USA): India's new PM meets leader of rival Pakistan -- New Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met with the leaders of rival Pakistan and other neighboring nations on Tuesday, a day after being sworn in.
Washington Post (USA): Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi sworn in as India's prime minister -- With the soaring cream-and-red sandstone dome of the president's house as a backdrop, Modi, 63, took the stage dressed in one of his trademark high-collared vests and read the oath of office in a commanding voice. There were no speeches, and his newly appointed cabinet took the oath with him, as is customary.
The New York Times (USA): Signs of Diplomacy as Indian Leader Is Sworn In -- Outside the sandstone palace that was built for the viceroy of British-ruled India, before a crowd that included corporate titans, Bollywood heartthrobs and saffron-robed Hindu holy men, Narendra Modi, the son of a provincial tea-seller, was sworn in on Monday as India's prime minister.
Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka): Modi-MR talk -- The two leaders had an in-depth discussion of issues of mutual concern, including the ongoing reconciliation process in Sri Lanka, matters pertaining to fishermen of both countries, strengthening bilateral ties and enhancing cooperation among SAARC members. Presidential media. Prathom Alo (Bangladesh): Narendra Modi sets an example -- It was a historic moment when all SAARC leaders were present at the Raisina Hills when Modi sworn in as the 15th Prime Minister of India.