A delegation of Rwandan Senators today got a peek into Delhi's heritage when they visited a 250-year-old 'Haveli' in the Chandni Chowk area here.
The delegation, comprising three Senators, was led by the President of the Senate of Rwanda Bernard Makuza.
They visited the UNESCO recognised Haveli in Old Delhi where Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Vijay Goel hosted a lunch for them.
The 'Haveli is now being run as a heritage hotel after renovation.
The minister explained the history of Chandni Chowk, built by emperor Shahjahan about 450 years ago, and the Havelis of the area.
Makuza lauded the glorious cultural traditions of India and also enquired about the various aspects of the renovation work undertaken at the Haveli.
Goel said India remains committed to deepening economic and technical cooperation with Rwanda.
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 India on the invitation of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.
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