Donald Trump greets Ireland PM Leo Varadkar with namaste, says India ahead of the curve


Donald Trump and visiting Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar welcomed each other in the customary Indian method for namaste at the White House.
US President Donald Trump and visiting Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar welcomed each other in the customary Indian method for namaste at the White House in Washington on March 12, which they said was vital in the present occasions of coronavirus.
Trump and Varadkar, who is of Indian-inception, joined their palms in the namaste present when columnists asked them in the Oval Office about how they welcomed one another.
“We didn’t shake hands today. We took a gander at one another and said what we will do. You know, kind of an odd inclination,” Trump told journalists in the Oval Office of the White House alongside Varadkar.
At the point when another correspondent inquired as to whether they shook hands, Varadkar joined his hands in the namaste present, indicating the journalists how he welcomed the president. Trump excessively participates in the namaste present.
“I just returned from India. What’s more, I didn’t shake any hands there. Also, it’s simple, since they go this way,” Trump said as he indicated correspondents the namaste present for the second time with hardly a pause in between.
Trump likewise demonstrated the Japanese method for the welcome – the bowing of the head. “They (India and Japan) were on top of things,” he commented, even as he said bowing and namaste gave him a weird inclination.
“I have never been a major hand-shaker, you most likely heard. In any case, when you become a government official, shaking hands is typical. It’s a weird inclination when individuals stroll up and state ‘hey’,” he said.
“It nearly feels unoriginal or feels like you’re being discourteous, however, we can’t bear to think like that for the following scarcely any weeks,” Varadkar told journalists.
The World Health Organization on Thursday said coronavirus “is a controllable pandemic”. The quantity of COVID-19 cases on the planet remains at 125,293, with more than 4,600 passings.

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