Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave a Gujarati name to WHO chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday. Calling him ‘Tulsibhai’, PM Modi said that the WHO chief has now become a part of India.
WHO Chief Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has been given a Gujarati name by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This happened at the Global AYUSH & Innovation Summit in Mahatma Gandhi’s birthplace in Gandhinagar on Wednesday.
Dr Tedros, who said he has become a “pucca Gujarati”, was given the name Tulsibhai by PM Modi.
From the land of Mahatma Gandhi, a Gujarati name has been given to my friend, @DrTedros. pic.twitter.com/jxWqZ9Ng6O
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) April 20, 2022
PM Modi said, “WHO Director-General Tedros is a good friend of mine. He told me whatever he is today, it is because of Indian teachers. He said he is proud to be associated with India. This morning he told me: ‘I have become a pucca Gujarati. Have you decided a Gujarati name for me?’”