'How Good Is Modi!': Scott Morrison's Most Popular Tweet Is In Hindi
Scott Morrison appears to have developed a new-found friendship with his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, during his time in Japan.
The Prime Minister took to Twitter on Saturday to share a cheerful selfie with Modi -- a fellow world leader attending the G20 summit in Osaka.
‘Kithana acha he Modi!’ Morrison wrote in Hindi, which means "how good is Modi?".
Clearly on-board with the prime ministerial bonding, Modi was quick to send a reply.
"Mate, I'm stoked about the energy of our bilateral relationship!" he said.
The selfie appears to be Morrison's biggest social media hit to date, with more than 55,000 likes and over 12,000 retweets in less than 24 hours
That's more than five times the hits of the post celebrating his election victory in May, featuring the original "How good is Australia!" tagline Morrison has kept a hold of since.
Modi, who has been India's Prime Minister since 2014, also exchanged a three-way fist-bump with U.S. President Donald Trump and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe during the summit.
In between these lighter moments, some important developments have come out of the high stakes meetings at the Osaka summit.
Morrison enjoyed a significant victory on Saturday, as he gained the agreement from world leaders to put pressure on social media giants to root out terrorism and violent extremist content on their platforms.
The move was inspired by the Christchurch massacre in March, which was live-streamed on Facebook.
"We urge online platforms to step up the ambition and pace of their efforts to prevent terroritst and VECT (violent extremism conducive to terrorism) content from being streamed, uploaded, or re-uploaded", a statement released by the leaders said.
"We issue this statement to raise the bar of the expectation for online platforms to do their part."
Meanwhile, the U.S. and China have agreed to restart trade talks following a nearly year-long dispute.
“We’re right back on track and we’ll see what happens,” U.S. President Donald Trump told reporters after meeting Chinese President Xi Jinping.
The 80-minute meeting with Xi was “excellent, as good as it was going to be,” Trump added.
The two countries have slapped tariffs on billions of dollars of each other's imports, threatening the global economy.
China's foreign ministry said on Saturday the United States would not add new tariffs on Chinese exports, signalling a temporary truce between the nations.