Narendra Modi is the first ever Indian Prime Minister to visit Israel. It is considered as a ‘big deal’ for both countries, and represents a shift from India’s pro-Arab policy. In a special gesture to mark the occasion, a new-fast-growing Israeli flower was named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Israeli Crysanthumun flower is named as “MODI”.
“New fast-growing Israeli Crysanthumun flower named in honor of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and will be called “MODI”. Indeed, a #GrowingPartnership!,” Israel’s official twitter handle said in a tweet.
“A symbol of blooming In a special gesture, a new fast growing variety of chrysanthemum flower named after Prime Minister Narendra Modi,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Gopal Baglay tweeted.
— Gopal Baglay (@MEAIndia) July 4, 2017