Welcome PM Manmohan Singh to Malaysia

The Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh visits Malaysia from the 26th October to 28th October 2010.

As the person in charge of the biggest democracy in the World, he has been largely credited with propelling India out of the recent international credit crunch crisis.

This video is my tribute to a great statesman and the successful hosting of the 2010 Commonwealth Games in New Delhi earlier this October.

The 2010 Commonwealth Games, officially known as the XIX Commonwealth Games, were held in Delhi, India, from 3 to 14 October 2010. A total of 6,081 athletes from 71 Commonwealth nations and dependencies competed in 21 sports and 272 events.

It was the largest international multi-sport event to be staged in Delhi and India, eclipsing the Asian Games in 1951 and 1982.

The opening and closing ceremonies were held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, the main stadium of the event. It was the first time that the Commonwealth Games were held in India and the second time it was held in Asia after Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in 1998. The official mascot of the Games was Shera and the official song of the Games, “Jiyo Utho Bado Jeeto”, was composed by celebrated Indian musician A.R. Rahman.

The commonwealth games Delhi 2010 were the most expensive gaming event ever.The budget reached 157,731,000,000$. Which includes Flyover construction,Roads construction,New Airport Terminal construction,Stadiums construction,

In 2010, TIME magazine listed him among the 100 most influential people in the world. Newsweek magazine also lists him as one of 10 world leaders who have won respect and was described as “the leader other leaders love.”

Info from Wiki
Photos mainly from Boston.com
CWG Theme Song 2010 credited to A.Rahman

Video by KSTan, Citizen Journalist