Jaishankar said that I do not know how many of you know Hindi, but for the information I have been given, there is ghee and sugar in your mouth.
S Jaishank, who is in Sweden on his first visit to the country as India’s External Affairs Minister, elicited laughter when he used a popular Hindi phrase while interacting with members of the Indian diaspora in the Nordic country’s capital Stockholm. Jaishankar said that I do not know how many of you know Hindi, but for the information I have been given, there is ghee and sugar in your mouth. After Jaishankar said this, there was applause for a long time. It was also well received by the Indian community.
In his interactions with the Indian community, he saw a glimpse of a ‘changing India’. The Indians settled there told Jaishankar that as India’s global profile has improved. Jaishankar became giddy after listening to his words. When he handled the mike, he said, ‘Ghee-sugar in your mouth…’
Actually, Jaishankar is on a three-day tour of Sweden. Sweden currently holds the presidency of the Council of the European Union. Jaishankar, along with his Swedish counterpart Tobias Billstrom, discussed a range of issues during the inaugural session of the trilateral forum, including issues related to India, Europe and the US. Jaishankar tweeted that attended the Indian Trilateral Forum in Stockholm this morning with Foreign Minister Tobias Billstrom. He spoke positively on a wide range of contemporary issues.