Dr. Manmohan Singh Image Gallery
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gives a traditional greeting during the presentation of the PM's Shram (Labour) Awards in New Delhi on September 14, 2010. He is the only Prime Minister since Jawaharlal Nehru to return to power after completing a full five-year term. Singh is also the 7th Prime Minister belonging to the Indian National Congress party. He is a four-time Member of Parliament from the Upper House of the Parliament of India, the Rajya Sabha, representing the state of Assam.
Bhutan's Queen Jetsun Pema (L) watches as King Jigme Khesar Namgyel Wangchuck (C) shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh prior to a meeting in New Delhi on October 24, 2011. Bhutan's newly married king and queen began their first official overseas trip together Monday, visiting close ally India for high-level talks and some sight-seeing.
President of Afghanistan Hamid Karzai (L) shakes hands with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (R) during a meeting in New Delhi on October 4, 2011. He said "Pakistan has pursued a double game toward Afghanistan, and using terrorism as a means continues," closing out with a threat that the government of Afghanistan has the responsibility to decisively fight against the enemies of independence and peace in Afghanistan.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, right, shakes hands with Vietnamese President Truong Tan Sang before the start of delegation level talks in New Delhi, India, Oct. 12, 2011. The agreement signed by India with Vietnam to explore oil in the South China Sea is a “reckless attempt to confront China”, said a state-run Chinese daily, warning that Beijing may have to take actions “to show its stance”.
Myanmar's President Thein Sein, left, is greeted by Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi, India, Friday, Oct. 14, 2011. In the speech at a dinner in New Delhi on Oct. 14, Thein Sein said that Burma’s foreign policy sought to maintain “good and friendly relation with India” and praised the world's largest democracy’s “Look East” policy.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is welcomed by South African President Jacob Zuma (R) in Pretoria on October 18, 2011. The leaders of the emerging economies of India, Brazil and South Africa (IBSA) meet Tuesday to discuss trade and investment opportunities in a summit dominated by the global economic crisis.'The objectives of the summit are to promote South-South cooperation as well as trade and investment opportunities amongst the the three countries,' the department of foreign affairs said in a statement.
From left, Afghanistan's President Hamid Karzai, Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, Bhutanese Prime Minister Jigmi Y. Thinley, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Maldivian President Mohamed Nasheed, Nepal's Prime Minister Madhav Kumar Nepal, Pakistan's Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani and Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa pose for photographers during the closing ceremony of the sixteenth summit of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) in Thimphu, Bhutan) in Thimphu, Bhutan, April 29, 2010.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, left, shakes hands with Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani during the 16th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) Summit in Thimphu, Bhutan, April 29, 2010. On Thursday in Maldives, India and Pakistan decide to explore the maximum possibilities of Professional Trade Agreement (PTA) and put the place to liberalize the visa regime for the promotion of people to people contact.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh gestures while listening to a question at a press conference in New Delhi on May 24, 2010. When the Congress led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) came to power after the 2004 general elections, Singh became Prime Minister of India. In 2009, the UPA and Singh were reelected for a second consecutive five year term. In 2010, Newsweek magazine recognized him as a world leader who is respected by other heads of state, describing him as "the leader other leaders love."
South African President Jacob Zuma (L) delivers his speech as Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh looks on during a signing ceremony in New Delhi on June 4, 2010. Zuma is the President of the African National Congress (ANC), the governing political party, and was Deputy President of South Africa from 1999 to 2005. Zuma was also a member of the South African Communist Party (SACP).
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapakse (L) and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh shake hands following a signing ceremony in New Delhi on June 9, 2010. Sri Lankan government and a key minority Tamil political party resumed discussions on Friday with the aim of reaching a political solution to the ethnic conflict in the island nation.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh is greeted by Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, right, as he arrives at the G20 Summit in Toronto, Saturday June 26, 2010. Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, on a tour for the G-20 Summit here, is expected to visit the Air India Memorial tomorrow to pay respect to the victims of the 1985 Kanishka bombing that killed 329 people, mostly of Indian origin.
Myanmar military ruler General Than Shwe (L) and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh shake hands at a meeting in New Delhi on July 27, 2010. Than Shwe is a Burmese military leader and politician who was chairman of the State Peace and Development Council (SPDC) from 1992 to 2011. In 2011, he officially resigned from his position as head of state, in favor of his hand-picked successor, Thein Sein.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, right, shakes hands with British Prime Minister David Cameron before a meeting in New Delhi, India, July 29, 2010. Cameron worked to deepen his nation's ties with India on Thursday, using his trip to the former colony turned rising regional power to rake in millions of dollars in new business for the struggling British economy.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh speaks during a joint press conference with his British counterpart David Cameron in New Delhi, India, July 29, 2010 and told him that India would like to see the international community make continued and concerted efforts to ensure global economic recovery.
(L-R) Russia's President Dmitri Medvedev, Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva, China's President Hu Jintao and India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh pose during II BRIC Summit at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, on April 15, 2010.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh (L) shakes hands with Mozambique President Armando Emilio Guebuza ahead of delegation level talks in New Delhi on September 30, 2010. Armando Emilio Guebuza became president of Mozambique on 2 February 2005 and was re-elected for a second five year term of office on 28 October 2009.
Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, left, is welcomed by his Japanese counterpart Naoto Kan at the latter's official residence in Tokyo Monday, Oct. 25, 2010. Naoto Kan was elected as the leader of the Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ) and designated Prime Minister by the Diet to succeed Yukio Hatoyama. he was picked by Yukio Hatoyama to be the new Finance Minister, assuming the post in addition to deputy prime minister.