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When 1-yr-old Bhutan Prince won Narendra Modi's heart

  • Narendra Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman, Sushma Swaraj, Ram Nath Kovind, King of Bhutan, Queen of Bhutan, Prince of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj welcomes royal couple at IGI Airport in New Delhi

    Bhutan's royal family — King of Bhutan Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck, along with Queen Jetsun Pema Wangchuck and Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck — came for a four-day visit to India on October 31. The little prince of Bhutan stole the thunder with his cuteness on his first state visit.

  • Narendra Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman, Sushma Swaraj, Ram Nath Kovind, King of Bhutan, Queen of Bhutan, Prince of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
    Narendra Modi interacts with the little kid. Photo: Twitter/ @PMOIndia

    The trio met Prime Minister Narendra Modi at his residence on November 1. While the two world leaders were busy in discussing political issues, the tiny tot took all attention with his "Namaste" to PM Modi.

  • Narendra Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman, Sushma Swaraj, Ram Nath Kovind, King of Bhutan, Queen of Bhutan, Prince of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
    Narendra Modi can be seen playing with the tiny tot in a video shared by PMO Photo: Twitter/ @PMOIndia

    PM Modi gifted the official U-17 FIFA football and a chess set to the one-year-old royal. Social media could not stop gushing over the little one.

  • Narendra Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman, Sushma Swaraj, Ram Nath Kovind, King of Bhutan, Queen of Bhutan, Prince of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj interacts with Prince Jigme Namgyel Wangchuck

    Earlier, the little prince met Sushma Swaraj at the IGI Airport in New Delhi. The adorable photo of the cute one holding Swaraj's hand created a lot of buzz on Twitter.

  • Narendra Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman, Sushma Swaraj, Ram Nath Kovind, King of Bhutan, Queen of Bhutan, Prince of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

    Sushma Swaraj taught the little kid to wave at the photographers when one of them asked him to say ‘Hi’.

  • Narendra Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman, Sushma Swaraj, Ram Nath Kovind, King of Bhutan, Queen of Bhutan, Prince of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
    Bhutanese King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck exchange greetings with President Ram Nath Kovind

    President Ram Nath Kovind met the royal couple on October 31. The young prince received a box of Chocolate from the President.

  • Narendra Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman, Sushma Swaraj, Ram Nath Kovind, King of Bhutan, Queen of Bhutan, Prince of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck

    Kovind expressed his deep appreciation for Bhutan’s support in resolving the recent stand-off with China at Doklam.

  • Narendra Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman, Sushma Swaraj, Ram Nath Kovind, King of Bhutan, Queen of Bhutan, Prince of Bhutan, Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck
    Nirmala Sitharaman with cute little prince. Photo: Twitter/PIB

    Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman also met the royal couple. She tweeted, "With His Majesty the King, the Queen & the adorable young Prince of Bhutan. Happy to see HM the Prince like the Chennapatna (Karnataka)toys."

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