Meet James Marape, Papua New Guinea chief who touched PM Modi’s ft in viral video


Prime Minister Narendra Modi landed in Papua New Guinea on Sunday night and was acquired by Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape, who has been main the nation since 2019. Marape embraced PM Modi upon his arrival.

In a shock transfer, Papua New Guinea PM James Marape embraced PM Modi after which bent down to the touch his ft as he landed within the nation. PM Modi additional bowed in respect and shook the chief’s hand after the shock gesture. The video of the identical is now going viral on social media.

An exception was additionally made for PM Modi as he arrived in Papua New Guinea, which has not been made for any world chief until now. Papua New Guinea doesn’t present a ceremonial welcome for leaders arriving after sundown.



However, a particular exception was made for PM Modi, who stepped off the airplane at round 5:30 pm IST and was acquired personally by Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape himself. Here is all you’ll want to know concerning the world chief who touched PM Modi’s ft.

Who is Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape?

James Marape is the present Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea and has been serving within the place since 2019. He belongs to the Pangu Parti political occasion within the nation, which is at the moment the main occasion and had fashioned the federal government.

James Marape is 52 years outdated and has held many vital cupboard positions in Papua New Guinea together with Minister of Education and Minister of Finance of the nation. In 2020, there was an try to topple the Marape authorities via a no-confidence movement, which was finally unsuccessful.

PM Narendra Modi launched into the second leg of his three-nation tour as he landed in Papua New Guinea on Sunday night, simply after he had concluded his go to to Japan and met with Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

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Nilesh Desai
Nilesh Desai
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