In politics, as well as in business, personal relationships are underestimated sometimes and underutilized almost all times.
Rapport matters. Just look at Obama-Modi.
The Finance Minister of the fastest growing economy in the world, Minister Jaitley, will represent PM Modi at the unveiling of the Gandhi memorial in Parliament Sq in London on March 14th. Remember this against a backdrop where no other Western government has managed a state visit from the PM of India since his election. Yet the Indian Finance Minister visits as a personal representative of PM Modi barely two weeks after his budget speech and a couple of months after a major surgery.”
So how do you get such coups?
Thanks to the personal relationship of British Indian Minister Baroness Verma who went to meet Indian Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in person and ask for his attendance at the unveiling of the Gandhi memorial in Parliament Sq…
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