NEW DELHI: Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, who is in India on a four-day visit+ , experienced his maiden ride on board the Delhi Metro on Monday.
Turnbull was accompanied by none other than his Indian counterpart, Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
After holding delegation-level bilateral talks and signing six pacts aimed at greater cooperation, the two heads of state arrived at Mandi House metro station on the Delhi metro’s Blue Line to hop a ride.
Amidst heavy security, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was greeted by chants of ‘Modi, Modi’ at the metro station.
The two leaders waved to the crowd gathered at the busy metro station, before boarding the train bound for Noida City Centre.
While riding on the train, Prime Minister Turnbull whipped out his phone and snapped a selfie with PM Modi.
The prime ministers deboarded at Akshardham metro station, and paid a visit to the famed Akshardham Temple.
Earlier in the day, India and Australia inked six pacts including one aimed at boosting counter-terrorism cooperation after talks between PM Modi and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull.