Maging domestic, global affairs
Beijing, March 19: Indian Prime Minister rendra Modi has been ranked by a study the best world leader in handling domestic and intertiol affairs, pipping rival Chinese leader Xi Jinping in the process, media reported on Thursday.
"Xi's handling of both domestic and intertiol affairs has won high praise. He ranks second, after newly elected Indian Prime Minister rendra Modi, for his capability of handling domestic and intertiol affairs," said Wang Gangyi, vice-president of Chi Intertiol Publishing Group, according to a Chi Daily report.
The findings of Chi's tiol Image Global Survey 2014 were released in Beijing on Wednesday. The survey was jointly conducted by the Centre for Intertiol Communication Studies of Chi Foreign Languages Publishing Administration, Millward Brown and Lightspeed GMI.
It was based on 4,500 responses from nine countries last year. The nine countries -- the US, Britain, Australia, Japan, South Africa, India, Russia, Brazil and Chi -- represent different geographic regions and stages of economic development.
The survey found that Xi was the fourth best-known among the leaders of the nine countries, with 70 percent of the respondents having heard of him, after US President Barack Obama (97 percent), Russian President Vladimir Putin (91 percent) and British Prime Minister David Cameron (86 percent). IANS