PM Modi, PM Turnbull's day out: Metro ride, Akshardham tour

New Delhi [India], Apr. 10 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi took his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull on a Delhi tour on Monday. Visiting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull accompanied Prime Minister Modi on a metro ride from the Mandi House metro station to the Akshardham Temple on the blue line. Chants of 'Modi, Modi' were heard at the Mandi House metro station as soon as the crowd came to know of their arrival. Prime Minister Modi tweeted a photo of the two leaders taking a selfie, saying, "On board the Delhi Metro with PM @TurnbullMalcolm. We are heading to the Akshardham Temple."

The two leaders were then given a guided tour of the Akshardham Temple. Braving the April heat, Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Turnbull offered prayers. The two were seen chatting intermittently while posing for the shutterbugs. Meanwhile, India and Australia, earlier in the day, signed six MoUs in different fields including combating terrorism, civil aviation security, sports, health and medicine and satellite navigation. The MoUs were signed after the delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Modi and Prime Minister Turnbull. The visiting dignitary was accorded a ceremonial reception at the forecourts of Rashtrapati Bhavan. He also visited the Rajghat to pay floral tribute to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi. The two Prime Ministers also inaugurated the Nano-Techhnology Centre at Gurugram through video conference. (ANI)