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Iranian President arrives in Hyderabad

IANS  |  Hyderabad 

Iranian Hassan arrived here on Thursday on a three-day visit to

received him at in the city. E. S. L. Narasimhan, and other officials also welcomed him and other members of Iranian delegation.

The visiting dignitary later left for Taj Krishna, a five-star hotel in Banjara Hills, where he will stay over next two days.

will will address a meeting of 'ulema' or religious scholars of various sects, academicians and other eminent people Thursday evening.

On Friday, he will offer prayers at the historic and later address the congregation.

will be the of a state to address a congregation at the 17th century mosque, one of the biggest in

He is also scheduled to visit Salarjung Museum, famous for the world's largest one man collection of artefacts.

is also likely to visit Qutub Shahi Tombs, the mausoleums of Qutub Shahi rulers, who had Iranian lineage.

After two-day stay here, he will leave for New Delhi, where he will hold bilateral talks with He will also call on on Saturday.

--IANS

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 18:12 IST
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