Modi, Rutte greet each other in Hindi, Dutch

New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Netherlands counterpart Mark Rutte greeted each other on Friday in a unique manner on social media.

While Modi welcomed Rutte, who is currently visiting India, in Dutch, the latter responded in Hindi on twitter, a release issued here said.

Rutte also tweeted some pictures of the hockey World Cup match between the two nations in 1973, a statue of Mahatama Gandhi in Amsterdam and Holi celebrations in Hague.

Rutte, who will be in India on June 5 and 6, will hold talks with Modi on various issues. He is accompanied by Foreign Trade Minister Lilianne Ploumen and Agriculture Minister Sharon Dijksma, as also a large business delegation.

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