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Last Updated : Sep 20, 2018 09:05 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

In pics: PM Modi takes metro ride to beat traffic in Delhi

PM Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for India International Convention and Expo Centre in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for India International Convention and Expo Centre in New Delhi on September 20. (Image: Press Information Bureau)
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone for India International Convention and Expo Centre in New Delhi on September 20. (Image: Press Information Bureau)

The PM travelled via the Airport Express Metro Line and reached the venue to lay the foundation stone of IICC. (Image: Press Information Bureau)
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The PM travelled via the Airport Express Metro Line and reached the venue to lay the foundation stone of IICC. (Image: Press Information Bureau)

People interacted with the PM during his ride to the stone laying ceremony. (Image: PMO India, Twitter)
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People interacted with the PM during his ride to the stone laying ceremony. (Image: PMO India, Twitter)

The prime minister's metro ride was completed in 18 minutes. Earlier in July, Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae had taken a metro ride to inaugurate a Samsung facility in Noida. (Image: PMO India, Twitter)
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The prime minister's metro ride was completed in 18 minutes. Earlier in July, Modi and South Korean President Moon Jae had taken a metro ride to inaugurate a Samsung facility in Noida. (Image: PMO India, Twitter)

The PM reached the venue at around 4 pm and laid foundation stone of the project estimated at Rs 25,700 crore. (Image: AIR, Twitter)
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The PM reached the venue at around 4 pm and laid foundation stone of the project estimated at Rs 25,700 crore. (Image: AIR, Twitter)

IICC is expected to be a state-of-art exhibition-cum-convention centre, with facilities like exhibition halls, convention centre, 5 star hotels and high-end offices. (Image: Press Information Bureau)
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IICC is expected to be a state-of-art exhibition-cum-convention centre, with facilities like exhibition halls, convention centre, 5 star hotels and high-end offices. (Image: Press Information Bureau)

In his address, the PM said that IICC will be the "attitude and energy" center for 80 crore youth in India. (Image: Press Information Bureau)
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In his address, the PM said that IICC will be the "attitude and energy" center for 80 crore youth in India. (Image: Press Information Bureau)

The centre will be connected with modern transport facilities like high-speed metro and direct connectivity to the airport. (Image: Press Information Bureau)
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The centre will be connected with modern transport facilities like high-speed metro and direct connectivity to the airport. (Image: Press Information Bureau)

First Published on Sep 20, 2018 09:04 pm
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