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New Zealand PM Meets Top Indian Leaders


New Zealand Prime Minister Helen Clark held talks with Indian leaders during a rare visit to India that aims to boost business ties
Story Rohit Kumar 'Happy'
Photo credit- PIB and Bharat-Darshan

Helen Clark, the first New Zealand Prime Minister to visit India in nearly two decades, has met President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh among others on Wednesday Oct 20th.

Clark, who arrived on Sunday, visited India's technology hub Bangalore and financial capital Bombay where she sought to promote collaborations between companies in the two countries on new products and services.

Clark presented mementos to Bollywood heartthrob Hrithik Roshan, his father and director Rakesh Roshan and movie star Amisha Patel at a function for their contribution to popularising New Zealand as a destination for Indian movies during her visit to Bombay.

India has the largest film industry in the world, producing 800 movies a year. India's biggest blockbuster movie, called 'Say You Love Me' was filmed in New Zealand and this country was the launching pad for India's hottest new film star.

A small delegation of New Zealand businesspeople from the ICT sector accompanying the PM were Ombudsman Anand Satyanand, Families Commissioner Rajen Prasad, and MP Ashraf Choudhary.

Clark was visiting India on her way home from the Progressive Governance Summit in Hungary. Helen Clark will stop in Singapore for a day on her way back to NZ.

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Clark in India


Photo feature by Rohit Kumar ‘Happy’
Photo credit- PIB and Bharat-Darshan


The Prime Minister of New Zealand Ms. Helen Clark is being received by the Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh at a Ceremonial Reception in New Delhi on October 20, 2004.


The Prime Minister of New Zealand Ms. Helen Clark with the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh in New Delhi on October 20, 2004.


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The Prime Minister of New Zealand Ms. Helen Clark inspecting guard of honour in New Delhi on October 20, 2004.


The Prime Minister of New Zealand Ms. Helen Clark paying homage to Mahatma Gandhi at his Samadhi at Rajghat in Delhi on October 20, 2004.


The Prime Minister of New Zealand Ms. Helen Clark with the President Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam in Delhi on October 20, 2004.


The Prime Minister of New Zealand Ms. Helen Clark with the External Affairs Minister Shri Natwar Singh in Delhi on October 20, 2004.

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Rohit Kumar ‘Happy’
Editor, Bharat-Darshan
www.bharatdarshan.co.nz

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