Dublin, Sept 24: Prime Minister Narendra Modi who made a five-hour brief stop-over en route to the US in Ireland on September 23 sought its support for India's bid in United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and international export control regimes including NSG during talks with Irish prime minister.
PM Modi termed his meeting with his Irish counterpart Enda Kenny fruitful. Both the prime ministers discussed economic progress of both countries and opportunities in trade, education and tourism.
"Overwhelmed by the community programme in Dublin. Recital of Shlokas in Sanskrit by children was very touching,"tweeted Modi.
PM Modi gifted a specially handcrafted piece of silver marble and roughly hewn sandstone rock to Kenny.
Addressing the Indian diaspora in Dublin he said, "I will begin by apologising...I wish I had spent more time with you. I thank you for the warm welcome: PM to Indian community in Ireland."
He also exchanged views on broad range of global challenges including terror, radicalisation, and the situation in Europe and Asia.
He expressed his gratitude for warm reception and gracious hospitality in Ireland.