New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and French President Francois Hollande have been presented with cricket jerseys with their names emblazoned on it.
"Q: T20 Cricket in France? A: Oui. Surprise for PM @narendramodi & Prez @fhollande at Elysee Palace banquet," External Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said in a tweet on Saturday.
Akbaruddin also shared images of the two leaders posing with their respective jerseys, both of which said number 1.
Modi's jersey read: "France Cricket N. Modi 1", while Hollande's said: "France Cricket F. Hollande 1".
"Bharat aur France -- ek aur ek gyarah," Akbaruddin said. (India and France -- one and one make eleven.)
Modi arrived in France on Thursday on the first leg of his three-nation tour, which will also take him to Germany and Canada.