Bishkek: Kyrgyzstan President Sooronbay Jeenbekov has gifted a traditional Kyrgyz hat and a coat to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit in Bishkek for the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) Summit.

President Jeenbekov, who met Prime Minister Modi on Friday ahead of the SCO Council of Heads of State meeting, also presented him a 'Samovar', a traditional container to heat or boil water. 

The Prime Minister's Office shared pictures of Modi wearing the Kyrgyz hat and coat on Twitter.

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"In Bishkek, President Jeenbekov presented PM @narendramodi a Kalpak, the traditional Kyrgyz hat, a Chapan, a traditional coat from Kyrgyzstan and a Samovar, a container to heat or boil water," PMO tweeted.

The PMO also said that Prime Minister Modi was "grateful" to President Jeenbekov for this gesture.

Modi was in the Kyrgyz capital on Thursday and Friday to attend the SCO Summit, the first multilateral engagement post his re-election.

Prime Minister Modi and President Jeenbekov on Friday held a one-on-one restricted meeting followed by delegation-level talks during which the two sides discussed stepping up their bilateral engagement to the next level and exploring new areas of cooperation.

(with inputs from pti)