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The pink fish brooch, cufflink, black pottery, platinum-colored hand-painted tee set, and Zari Zardozi box were among the few special items gifted to a group of seven heroes during a two-day visit to Germany. PM Modi was the country’s most senior global leader with the country’s top office at the G7 summit and special gifts to all the leaders who made UP a district under a product scheme. He has already attended three G7 summits on the invitation, highlighting India’s importance in planning global issues.

Prime Minister Modi gifted the US President Joe Biden a pink Meenakari brooch, which is molded in the original form of a piece of pure silver and the design chosen is engraved in metal. This is a GI tagged art form of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Cufflinks were prepared for Biden with a brooch matching First Lady Jill Biden.

The Prime Minister presented a pink Meenakari brooch and cufflink set from Varanasi as a gift to US President Joe Biden.
The Prime Minister presented a pink Meenakari brooch and cufflink set from Varanasi as a gift to US President Joe Biden.

French President Emmanuel Macron received a carrier box created in Lucknow. The Zari Zardozi box is hand-embroidered on khadi silk and satin tissue, and is original in the French Revolution in three colors of the French national flag. Attar Mitty in Box – Unique Attar produced in Kanauj, UP – Jasmine Oil, Attar Shamama, Attar Gulab, Exotic Musk and Garam Masala.

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Prime Minister Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron talk after a photo of a group of G7 and partner nations leaders at the summit. (Reuters)
Prime Minister Modi and French President Emmanuel Macron talk after a photo of a group of G7 and partner nations leaders at the summit. (Reuters)

Modi gifted a platinum painted hand paint tee set from Bulandshahr district to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson. According to the Prime Minister’s Office, the vessels are decorated with platinum metal in honor of Queen Elizabeth’s Platinum Victory celebrated this year.

The Prime Minister gifted the German Chancellor Olaf Scholz a Metal Marodi engraving matka, a nickel plated and hand-carved brass vessel from Moradabad, a petal city or “brass city” in Northern India.

Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida received black pots made in Nizamabad. A special technique was used to bring out the dark colors – making sure there was no chance of oxygen entering the oven and the heat level being high when the pottery was inside the oven.

The black pots were gifted to Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida by the Nizamabad of UP.
The black pots were gifted to Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida by the Nizamabad of UP.

Handmade silk carpet was gifted by Canadian President Justin Trudeau Kashmir. Kashmiri handmade silk carpets are renowned worldwide for their softness, elegance, luxury and dedicated craftsmanship.

For Italian Prime Minister Mario Draghi, Prime Minister Modi took the marble inlay table top to Germany. This marble table is in Agra, the base of the Top Inlay Work. Made of semi-precious stones with gradients in their color, according to the PMO, this table resembles the top Italian marble inlay work.

Prime Minister Modi gifted special items to other guest leaders in Indonesia, Senegal and South Africa. While the President of Senegal received moon baskets and cotton darts from PM Modi, Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo was gifted a lacquerware Ram Durbar, tagged with a lacquerware art form with roots in the GI temple town of Varanasi.

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa got Dokra art with the Ramayana theme. This non-ferrous metal casting art has been used in India for over 4,000 years.


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