In a heartwarming moment at the P20 Summit, Mexican Senate President Ana Lilia Rivera extended a symbol of friendship by tying a rakhi on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s wrist. This endearing exchange occurred on the sidelines of the G20 Parliamentary Speakers’ Summit, where leaders from across the globe gathered in New Delhi to address critical issues such as terrorism and violent extremism.
A video capturing this gesture of goodwill showcased Ana Lilia Rivera, elegantly adorned in traditional Indian attire, tying a vibrant yellow rakhi on the Prime Minister’s wrist. The event unfolded with a diverse audience of diplomats and officials as witnesses to this beautiful display of camaraderie.
Friday’s gathering saw the participation of Parliamentary Speakers from G20 member countries and invitee nations. As India played host to the recently concluded G20 meeting, the event bore the theme of ‘Parliaments for One Earth, One Family, One Future.’ It reinforced the collective commitment to work together for a better and harmonious world, transcending borders and differences.
The act of tying a rakhi, symbolizing a bond of protection and affection, served as a powerful reminder of the enduring bonds of friendship between nations. Such gestures not only enhance diplomatic ties but also underscore the importance of unity and collaboration in addressing global challenges.