Hugs and kisses as PM greets Obamas in Delhi

November 7th, 2010 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS  

Barack Obama New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) US President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama arrived in New Delhi Sunday afternoon on the second leg of the four-day India visit to a warm reception by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his wife Gursharan Kaur.

Obama gave the prime minister a warm hug as he alighted. Michelle Obama, dressed in a powder blue ensemble, followed with a peck on the cheek for Manmohan Singh.

Obama also gave a peck to Gursharan Kaur.

The chemistry was evident as the two leaders chatted amicably at the Air Force station at Palam. They continued to talk for several minutes as Manmohan Singh saw Obama to his stretch limousine.

This is the going to be the sixth meeting between the two leaders since Obama became president about two years ago.

The friendship between the Obamas and the Singhs was evident as both Gursharan Kaur and Michelle Obama firmly clasped hands as they walked the red carpet.

The US first couple arrived in New Delhi after ending a hectic trip to Mumbai.

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