Mongolian President, Khaltmaagiin Battulga visited the Taj Mahal with his designation on Saturday, September 21. The Taj Mahal which was built by Shah Jahan in the 17th century has been in the seven wonders of the world since 1983. Several dignitaries visit the Taj to experience the architectural beauty of the monument.
Battulga is currently on a five-day visit to India and was received by the union minister on Thursday. On Friday, he and PM Modi together revealed Buddha statue at Gandan Religious community in Mongolia through video-conferencing. Battulga along with his delegation was received at the Rashtrapati Bhavan by President Ram Nath Kovind where he received a ceremonial welcome. Later, he visited Rajghat to pay his tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.
This visit to Indian is the first state visit by a Mongolian President in the last 10 years. Previously Mongolia was visited by former external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj in April 2018, former home minister Rajnath Singh in June 2018, and former minister of state for home Kiren Rijiju in July 2018. Buddha statue at Gandan Religious community is a symbol of India-Mongolia partnership and common Buddhist heritage.
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