NEW DELHI (Diya TV) — In a social media exchange that captured global attention, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi responded to Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni’s viral ‘#Melodi’ post, expressing his delight at meeting friends.

Giorgia Meloni’s post, featuring a selfie with PM Modi at the COP28 climate summit in Dubai, became an instant sensation, breaking the internet and swiftly climbing the trends with the hashtag #Melodi. The post, which garnered an impressive 22.2 million views on X at the time of reporting, marked a significant online moment.

Responding to Meloni’s post, Prime Minister Modi took to Twitter, retweeting the viral selfie and stating, “Meeting friends is always a delight.” The friendly interaction between the two leaders resonated widely, further amplifying the reach of the online exchange.

The Italian Prime Minister’s original post not only showcased the camaraderie between the two leaders but also provided a glimpse into the diplomatic ties fostered at the COP28 summit. Meloni captioned the selfie with a warm note, “Good friends at COP28. #Melodi,” encapsulating the amicable atmosphere shared by the leaders during the climate summit.

The #Melodi hashtag quickly gained momentum on social media platforms, becoming a top trend within minutes of the post going live. The selfie, capturing the informal and friendly side of diplomatic engagements, received widespread appreciation from online audiences.