It was a four course dinner.The menu card read as under:
1)Chilled Asparagus Soup and Lemon Creme
2)Pan-roasted Halibut and Ginger Carrot Butter
3)Basmati Rice with Pistacchio Nuts and Currants and Herbed Summer Vegetables.
4) Salad of Bibb lettuces and Citrus Vinaigrette.
5)Chocolate Lotus Blossoms With Mango,Chocolate-Cardamom and Cashew Ice-creams.
In all there were 134 guests and a Jazz band was in attendance.
They hit off well. Unlike our ex PM's name which Prez Bush always forgot,this was an easy one. He had to just sing(h) a song and dance. Which he did well and the two built up a good rapport.
But then everything is not hunky dory.While the father praised Prez Bush for improving the relations between our two countries,the daughter was giving the US government sleepless nights on the inhuman treatment of Iraqi prisoners.