Indian PM minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by Queen Elizabeth before their lunch at the Buckingham Palace.
Indian PM minister Narendra Modi being welcomed by Queen Elizabeth before their lunch at the Buckingham Palace.Twitter

In a rare royal hospitality extended to a visiting political head, Prime Minister Narendra Modi met Queen Elizabeth at the Buckingham Palace for lunch on Friday.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi is also prepared to address thousands of his supporters at a mass rally at the iconic Wembley Stadium after his lunch with the Queen.

Her Highness Queen Elizabeth came to welcome PM Modi and both were seen having a casual chat before their lunch. 

"Building on the bonds of history. PM @narendra Modi calls on Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II," tweeted Vikas Swarup, spokesperson for the Ministry of External Affairs.

Modi  is set to receive a "rockstar" welcome from a 60,000 strong Indian diasporic crowd at Wembley stadium.

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Naina ‏@mingizingi 

Narendra Modi A poor boy who used to serve tea in his childhood will be served tea today by the Queen Elizabeth...Amazing Buckingham Palace

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