Bill Clinton praises Narendra Modi's economic policies

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Clinton praises Modi's economic policies
Jaipur, July 17: Former United States President Bill Clinton, who is on a trip in India for the Clinton foundation project said that he was impressed with Narendra Modi's economic policies.

Clinton, who spoke to NDTV (watch here) said that he had been following Prime Minister Narendra Modi since his days as the Gujarat Chief Minister. He said that 'India had been able to preserve a more inclusive democracy even in poorer places.'

Clinton said: "Modi has the potential to make a difference in the political and economic scenario."

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He said that the Gujarat riots and the visa controversies surrounding Modi was in the past. He even praised Modi for inviting Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to his swearing-in ceremony and said that it was a message to all Muslims in India.

Clinton visited the Akshaya Patra kitchen in Jaipur on Wednesday to see how the whole process of midday meal was carried out by the NGO.

He will visit Lucknow today and will head to a village in Mohanlalganj where his foundation is providing healthcare training. 

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