"Japan's Ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu offered prayer at the sanctum sanctorum of Mahabodhi Temple here. Hiramatsu also meditated under the Mahabodhi tree," Bodh Gaya Temple Management Committee (BTMC) Secretary N Dorje said.
The Japanese Ambassador was welcomed by Magadh Division Commissioner T N Bindeshwari, DM Abhishek Kumar Singh, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Rajesh Mishra, Bodh Gaya Temple Management Committee (BTMC) Secretary N Dorje and others.
The Magadh Division Commissioner presented a memento and 'Khada', a kind of white cloth considered as religious, to the Ambassador.
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