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Modi@Facebook: What he likes and writes

Last updated on: September 28, 2015 11:17 IST
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'I thank Mark's parents for giving us a person like Mark who has helped people to connect all over the world,' Modi said.

Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Mark Zuckerberg and Sheryl Sandberg, Chief Operating Officer, Facebook. Photograph, courtesy: MEA India
 

Pitching support for his Digital India initiative, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited the Facebook headquarters.

 

When I joined social media, I never imagined I will be PM...it was about my curiosity towards technology, Modi pointed out.

PM @narendramodi's special message, in Gujarati. 'Ahimsa is the greatest Dharma. Satyameva Jayate'

Image: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Mark Zuckerberg’s parents. Photograph, courtesy: MEA India
 

I thank Mark's parents for giving us a person like Mark who has helped people to connect all over the world, Modi remarked.

 

In China social media has a different structure, but I'm active there as well, where I communicate in Chinese, he said.

You asked me about diplomacy. Earlier it was capitals connecting, like Delhi and Washington, or Delhi Tokyo. Now people are connected, Modi said.


“We received more than 40,000 questions from the Facebook community for our Townhall Q&A and we had a great discussion about India's future, the value of social media and the importance of family,” Zuckerberg said in a Facebook post.


It was an honour for all of us at Facebook to host the Prime Minister as he shared his thoughts with our community and everyone watching live in India and around the world.

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