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Netanyahu in India: Israel PM, wife Sara arrive in Agra, visit Taj Mahal

Tight security arrangements have been made for the VVIP visit and the Taj will be closed for visitors till the Israeli PM leaves

IANS  |  Lucknow 

Benjamin Netanyahu
Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and wife Sara in Agra, received by CM Yogi Adityanath | Photo: ANI Twitter

Israeli Prime Minister and his wife Sara arrived at Agra on Tuesday morning to see the

The Israeli Prime Minister and his wife were welcomed by Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Soon after, the Netanyahu couple and the delegation accompanying them drove to the in the Taj city.

Netanyahu and his wife then drove to the where they are to spend more than an hour, a district official informed IANS.

Tight security arrangements have been made for the VVIP visit and the Taj, the ivory white marble mausoleum on the south bank of the Yamuna will be closed for common visitors till the Israeli Prime Minister leaves.

No car or person was allowed to be in a periphery of 500 metres around the Taj since morning.

Guides of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) are to take the Netanyahu couple around the and apprise them about the architecture and the love story of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal.

First Published: Tue, January 16 2018. 13:41 IST
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