Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave very special gifts to President Emmanuel Macron and First Lady Brigitte Macron on their visit to France
PM Modi was awarded the Grand Cross of the Legion of Honor by French President Emmanuel Macron during his visit to France. While giving a return gift, PM Modi presented Sandalwood star to French President Emmanuel Macron. Unique replica of musical instrument Sitar made of pure sandalwood. The art of sandalwood carving is an exquisite and ancient craft.
PM Narendra Modi gifted Pochampally Ikat in a Sandalwood box to the First Lady of France, Brigitte Macron. Which was kept in a decorative sandalwood box. The saree is made in Pochampally in Telangana. Pochampally silk sarees are renowned for their intricate designs and vibrant colours. Pochampally silk ikat saree encapsulates the beauty, craftsmanship and cultural heritage of India, making it a true treasure in the world of textiles.
Silk Kashmiri carpet given to the President of the French National Assembly
PM Narendra Modi gifted a hand-woven ‘Silk Kashmiri Carpet’ to the Speaker of the French National Assembly, Yael Braun-Pivet. Kashmir’s handwoven silk carpets are renowned around the world for their softness and craftsmanship. The colors of the Silk Kashmiri carpet and its intricate knots set it apart from any other carpet.
PM Borne was presented with ‘marble inlay work table’
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has gifted a ‘marble inlay work table’ to French PM Elizabeth Borne. The most attractive works of art are made on marble using semi-precious stones called ‘marble inlay work’.