Myanmar President visits Taj Mahal

Agra, Aug 28 (IANS) Myanmar President U Htin Kyaw on Sunday visited the Taj Mahal on the second leg of his four-day trip to India.

The President stayed at the Taj for around an hour, according to Munnazar Ali, caretaker of the 17th century site.

Kyaw on Saturday arrived at Bodh Gaya in Bihar and offered prayers at the revered Mahabodhi temple.

He is accompanied by his wife and a 31-member Myanmarese delegation, comprising five ministers, government officials and family members.

Kyaw is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Monday.

This is the first presidential visit from Myanmar after Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for Democracy assumed power in March this year.

–IANS

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