President of Brazil visited Taj Mahal
Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro visited the Taj Mahal in Agra today before concluding his four-day tour to India. Police and administrative officials of Agra welcomed him. Arrangements were made for him at the Taj. The Taj Mahal was completely closed for general public due to his security. He then reached the Taj Mahal at 03:15 PM. He saw the Taj for about an hour. He took a deep interest in the history of the Taj.
He was the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations this year. Mr Bolsonaro had also visited Akshardham Temple in New Delhi. On Saturday, Brazilian President held talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The two countries signed 15 agreements to boost cooperation in a wide range of areas like trade and investment, oil and gas, cyber security and information technology
India’s companies invested about US $ 6 billion in Brazil. The companies of the Latin American country on the other hand invested about $ 1 billion in India. “But given the complementary and synergies that exist between our two economies, we believe that the potential is much more,” said Singh. The bilateral trade is now worth $ 8.2 billion, with India exporting agro-chemicals, synthetic yarns, auto parts, pharmaceuticals and some petroleum products worth about $ 3.8 billion to Brazil and importing crude oil, gold, vegetable oil, bulk minerals and ores worth $ 4.4 billion from the South American nation.
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.