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Senators from Rwanda get peek into Delhi's heritage

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A delegation of Rwandan Senators today got a peek into Delhi's heritage as they visited the 16th century and a 250-year-old 'Haveli' in the area here.

The delegation, comprising three Senators, was led by of the of

They visited the UNESCO World Heritage Site and spent about 25 minutes in its premises, a said.

"South Korean visited the site in the evening for about 45 minutes and admired its architecture. The Rwandan delegation visited few hours before her visit and spent close to half-and-hour," the told

They also visited the UNESCO recognised in Old where of State for Parliamentary Affairs hosted a lunch for them.

The is now being run as a heritage hotel after renovation.

The explained to the delegation the history of Chandni Chowk, built by about 450 years ago, and the Havelis of the area.

Makuza lauded the glorious cultural traditions of and also enquired about the various aspects of the renovation work undertaken at the

Goel said remains committed to deepening economic and technical cooperation with

The partnership between the two nation's is aimed at empowerment and capacity building of people, human resource development, access to Indian markets and support for Indian investments.

The Rwandan delegation is visiting on the invitation of Vice M Venkaiah Naidu.

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First Published: Mon, July 09 2018. 23:25 IST