External affairs ministry spokesperson tweeted Vikas Swarup: "A special gift for a special visitor! Mongolian PM gifts a horse to PM."
We decided to name this horse, Kanthaka: Mongolian PM Saikhanbileg pic.twitter.com/k8OT3p6VYi— ANI (@ANI_news) May 17, 2015
Kanthaka, this name is Lord Buddha’s horse name. It’s really symbolic: Mongolian PM Saikhanbileg #ModiInMongolia— ANI (@ANI_news) May 17, 2015
Modi, who was attired in traditional Mongolian costume, topped with a sola hat, posed smilingly with the horse, with the Mongolian premier next to him at the Chingisiin Khuree Camp, 25 km from capital Ulan Bator.