Business & Economics

US Billionaire Calls PM Modi One Of The Best Leaders In The World

BP World Bureau | Nov 08 2019 10:21:30 AM
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RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA: US Billionaire Ray Dalio called Indian prime minister Narendra Modi, one of the best leaders in the world. 

PM Modi delivered a keynote address at the Saudi Arabia's flagship annual investor meeting and Dalio took to Twitter to praise him.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's keynote address at the third iteration of the Future Investment Initiative (FII) event has high profile participants including political leaders from different countries.

Dalio is the founder and co-chairman as well as the co-chief investment officer of Bridgewater Associates.

American billionaire investor spoke about how he learned and how to meditate after being influenced by the Beatles who studied it in India in the 1960s.

He then spoke to PM Modi and questioned him about his meditation practice and his thought process. PM Modi opined that balanced thoughts a balanced life and the right view of the world.

Dalio praised Modi for bringing the country together as opposed to representing just the rich or the poor and called it a great accomplishment. 

Ray Dalio praised Modi for making 500 million toilets and for providing clean water to underprivileged.

Providing toilets and clean water helped reduce diseases and saves lakhs of people.