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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked at number 3 as global leader in annual survey by Gallup International. This is the highest ranking by any Indian leader in the global leader survey.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been ranked at number 3 as global leader in annual survey by Gallup International. This is the highest ranking by any Indian leader in the global leader survey.
German Chancellor, Angela Merkel and France President, Emmanuel Macron are ahead of PM Modi in the ranking while global leaders including Donald Trump, Theresa May, Vladimir Putin and Xi Jinping are way behind the Indian Prime Minister.
 
GIA Global polls are a global rating of top world leaders. Earning the highest ever rank for any Indian Prime Minister, PM Modi pipped Xi Jinping, Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. The American President hasn't made top ten, figuring at number 11 in the poll. Chinese President Xi Jinping figures at number 5, while Russian President Vladimir Putin follows at number 6.
 
The GIA polls come as Prime Minister Narendra Modi prepares to make his debut at the World Economic Forum in Davos where India is a focus country. The polls were conducted across 50 countries including the Canada and the European Union.
 
Congratulations are pouring in for Prime Minister Narendra Modi. BJP President Amit Shah tweeted, "Congratulations to PM Shri @narendramodi on featuring very prominently on the Gallup International's prestigious annual survey  'Opinion of Global Leaders.' This yet again illustrates the faith placed on PM Modi by every Indian and his standing globally. Time and again, the world has taken note of the record developmental strides under PM @narendramodi as well as the structural reforms and transformation the Modi Government is bringing in."
 
In 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi was ranked 9th on the Forbes list of 74 of the World's Most Powerful People. Clearly his acceptance as a leader with vision, one to reckon with is gaining grounds globally.