NEW DELHI, Sept 14 � Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver his speech at the UN General Assembly in New York in Hindi, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said today, reports PTI.
Addressing a function organised on the occasion of Hindi Divas, the Home Minister said Atal Bihari Vajpayee was the first Prime Minister to deliver his speech in the United Nations in Hindi.
�I, as a Minister, once had delivered my speech in the United Nations in Hindi.... Our Prime Minister Narendra Modi will deliver his speech in United Nations in Hindi.
�The Prime Minister also speaks Hindi when he meets foreign dignitaries,� he said amidst applause at a function organised at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. President Pranab Mukherjee was present at the function.
Modi is expected to address the United Nations General Assembly on September 27.