Narendra Modi speaks to CNN’s Fareed Zakaria

MUMBAI: India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been touring Asia over the last few weeks. In a first interview that will introduce him to the world audience, Modi has given an interview to CNN International’s show Fareed Zakaria GPS.


The interview was taped on Saturday 13 September at the Prime Minister’s official residence at 7 Race Course Road in New Delhi and will go on air on 21 September. It will mark Modi’s first global interview after being elected as the Prime Minister of India.    


During the interview, Modi will be discussing a wide range of topics such as India’s economic growth, relations with China and the United States, terrorism and much more.


In India the interview will be first telecast at 4:30 pm on 21 September.  This will be further followed by a repeat on 22 September at 7:30am.


Before being elected as the PM, Modi had created a lot of hype among the media fraternity with his choice of channels to speak to. This included ETV Gujarati, Times Now, India TV, Aaj Tak, CNBC Awaaz, NewsX, News 24 etc.


This will be Modi’s first interview after assuming charge. He has kept the media at arm’s length since May 2014.

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