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Chinese Embassy sought India's permission to see off Rahul Gandhi

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ANI New Delhi [India]
The Chinese Embassy in India had sought permission from the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) for a temporary pass for entry into the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi for its counsellor to see off Congress President Rahul Gandhi. The Gandhi scion began his 12-day sojourn to Kailash Mansarovar Yatra on Friday afternoon.
Sources said, "Chinese Embassy in India had sought permission from MEA for a temporary pass for entry into IGI Airport for Zhou Yuyun (Counsellor of China Embassy) to see off Rahul Gandhi."
The Congress President is expected to cover a distance of 60 kilometres on foot.

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First Published: Aug 31 2018 | 9:05 PM IST

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