Belgrade: VP Naidu pays floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

Last Updated: Sun, Sep 16, 2018 17:01 hrs

[Serbia], Sep 16 (ANI): Vice President Venkaiah Naidu, who is on a three-nation visit, paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi here on Sunday.

"No better way to start a day than receiving blessings of Bapu! Vice President @MVenkaiahNaidu paid a floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi's bust in Belgrade," Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar tweeted.

Naidu also laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Mt. Avala in Serbia and paid his respects.

"To those who sacrificed on altar of freedom! Vice President @MVenkaiahNaidu laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier at Mt.Avala in Serbia and paid his respects. @IndiaInSerbia" Kumar tweeted.

On Saturday, Naidu called for more exchange of business delegation to boost trade ties between India and Serbia.

Addressing the Special Session of the National Assembly of Serbia, the Vice President talked about bilateral ties between the two countries, parliamentary democratic systems, shared history, bilateral trade, global terrorism among other things.

Upon the completion of engagements in Belgrade, Naidu will proceed to Malta, where he will hold talks with President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Parliament of Malta Dr. Angelo Farrugia and Evarist Bartolo, the acting Prime Minister of Malta.

The Vice President will also address the business representatives of India and Malta at a Business Forum and the Indian community during the visit. (ANI)

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