Modi's Day In Mongolia: Hits Bull's-Eye

| May 18 , 2015 , 06:56 IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, departs from Mongolia for South Korea. He left the capital, Ulan Bator, with fond memories of his trip as he set India's 'Look East foreign policy'. Prime Minister Modi on Saturday landed in the Mongolian capital Ulan Bator in the first-ever visit by an Indian prime minister. He met Mongolian PM Chimed Saikhanbileg as both countries signed many agreements of cooperation. PM Modi also clicked a selfy with his Monglian counterpart.     Before that PM Modi received ceremonial reception at Chinggis Khaan Square. Prime Minster also handed over a Bodhi tree sapling to Hamba Lama (Chief Abbott) of the Gandan Tegchilen monastery here in the Mongolian Capital. He also visited Gandantegchinlen Monastery and Gir shrine dedicated to Lord Buddha.
PM Modi addressing Mongolian Parliament
      • India & Mongolia’s ties will also grow despite the distance & demands of geography
  • As we transform lives of people, we also create opportunities for the World
  • Our challenges are vast, but we draw confidence from unity of our nation
  • An year ago, a nation of 1.25 billion people voted for change and progress
  • Mongols are skillful people, we are proud to conduct defence exercises together
  • Mongolia is the new bright light of democracy in our world
  • I believe greatest form of partnership is in the development of human resources
  • We are celebrating 60 years of diplomatic relations but our ties are timeless in spirit: PM
  • Everything I see & experience here, speaks clearly of unlimited goodwill for India
  • I am grateful for your generosity to host me here: PM Modi
  • PM Modi asks Mongolian parliament that Mongolia reminds how beautiful world is
    Highlights of PM Modi's statement at joint press conference: * I’m delighted to visit Mongolia, it’s a great honor to be the first Indian PM to do so, says PM Modi Here are the live updates -
        • PM Narendra Modi and Mongolian PM Chimed Saikhanbileg witness signing of agreements at State Palace.
            • Signing of agreements between India and Mongolia to take place at State Palace shortly.
    • Delegation level talks underway between PM Modi and Mongolian PM Chimed Saikhanbileg. A number of agreements are set to be inked.
    • PM Narendra Modi visited Gandantegchinlen Monastery in Ulaanbaatar.
    • Narendra Modi, the first Indian Prime Minister to vist Mongolia went to the Gir shrine dedicated to Lord Buddha.
    • The Hamba Lama D Choijamts held the Prime Minister's hand and took him around Vajra Tara temple where the Indian leader paid obeisance.
    • Modi was taken to the sacred library at the temple which has exhibits of old sacred books.
    • Prime Minister did a parikrama at the Janraisag monastery. He handed over a Bodhi tree sapling to the Hamba Lama.
        • Modi was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the State Palace
  • PM Modi received ceremonial reception at Chinggis Khaan Square
      Modi arrived here from Shanghai in the second leg of his three-nation visit. He concluded a three-day visit to China on Saturday that also took him to Beijing and Xi`an. He was received at the airport by Mongolian Foreign Minister L. Purevsuren. The Prime Minister's two-day visit is taking place in the backdrop of celebrations of the 25th year of democracy and 60 years of diplomatic relations between India and Mongolia. Modi will spend Sunday in Mongolia and address the Mongolian parliament, which will be opened on a holiday, in a special gesture. Modi will also meet the speaker of the Mongolian parliament. He will meet President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj and attend a banquet lunch in his honour. Modi will later lay the foundation stone for an IT centre and attend a mini Naadam festival - a national sporting festival and watch wrestling, archery and horse racing events in an open arena. Modi will also address a community reception and banquet in Ulan Bator.

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