US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi share a good rapport (File)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the only world leader followed on Twitter by the White House, the residence of the United States’ President and a major power centre of the world’s biggest economy.
The White House, which has over 21 million followers on the social media website, follows 19 people, 16 of them Americans. The remaining three are Indians, including PM Modi, indicating that the United States priorities its strategic partnership with India over other nations.
Apart from PM Modi, the US institution also follows President Ramnath Kovind and the Prime Minister’s Office.
It also follows the Indians in USA, and Indian Embassy in USA Twitter handles.
US President Donald Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi share a good rapport. The leaders have met several times at bilateral talks over the years, and have jointly addressed two massive informal events in the United States and India.
Earlier this week, during a press briefing at the White House, Mr Trump said he would be “surprised if he (Prime Minister Modi) would” stand firm over his ban on the export of an anti-malarial drug, hydroxychloroquine, which is being used to treat COVID-19 patients.