Argentina’s President Mauricio Macri visited Taj Mahal
President of Argentina Mauricio Macri arrived in New Delhi for a three-day official visit to India. Information and Broadcasting Minister Col Rajyavardhan Rathore received him at the airport.
Mr Macri visited the Taj Mahal recently with his wife and First Lady Juliana Awada and daughter.He visited the Taj Mahal early in the morning. They spent more than an hour at the Taj Mahal. It remained closed for the general public for almost for three hours as a security measure.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold delegation level talks with the visiting dignitary. During the talks, the two sides will review progress in bilateral ties and explore new avenues of cooperation. Several agreements will be signed after the talks. Mr Macri will meet President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Mr Kovind will host a Banquet in his honour. The President of Argentina will also address Plenary Session of India-Argentina Business Forum. He is also scheduled to visit Mumbai too.
India and Argentina traditionally share warm and friendly ties anchored in mutually beneficial partnerships. Bilateral cooperation spans areas, including nuclear, space, economic, commercial, agriculture, science, technology, culture and tourism. Presently, the bilateral trade is around 3 billion Dollars.
The Taj Mahal is one of the Seven Wonders of the World which is considered as the most photogenic destinations of India. It is one of the most exquisite structures ever built by any emperor. It was constructed by the fifth Mughal emperor in the fond memory of his favorite wife Mumtaj Mahal. The Taj Mahal in terms of architecture, is one of the most symmetrical structures in the world, constructed using pure white marble and adorned with precious and semi precious stones. The construction started in 1631 and got completed in 1653 AD; 20,000 workers worked day and night together for 22 years.