She went to Iran on Saturday on a two-day visit to boost ties with a focus on raising India's oil imports and enhancing trade with the powerful Persian Gulf nation which has opened several lucrative sectors after sanctions against it were lifted under a historic nuclear deal.
Swaraj's visit is seen as a balancing act by India as it came nearly two weeks after Prime Minister Narendra Modi travelled to Saudi Arabia, another West Asian power which considers Iran its rival.
With HE President Hassan Rouhani. pic.twitter.com/Rhbk0iqLgK— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) April 17, 2016
Leaving for Moscow. pic.twitter.com/2wnt931AZD— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) April 17, 2016
When Sushma meets Filipinas leaders will she talk wearing their national attire? Ask her to stop theatrics. looks silly.— Arun Mysore (@arunmsk) April 18, 2016
@SushmaSwaraj this is not acceptable.— अतुल (@BundeliPandit) April 17, 2016
It's gracious for a guest to follow the decorum of the host. Criticism of @SushmaSwaraj's attire in Iran unwarranted.— Nitin Pai (@acorn) April 18, 2016
Is this news Important or what Sushma Swarajji wore ??— ❅ Keep Smiling (@upma23) April 18, 2016
Iran’s strategic port offer to help India bypass Pakistan https://t.co/qDZHckS8jP
As Iran rejoins world economy it must give up making our dignitaries dress like them. Why do we agree too? pic.twitter.com/929dOkVhjp— Suhasini Haidar (@suhasinih) April 18, 2016