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Heads of 91 foreign missions visit Golden Temple

Prime News, National and International, Amritsar, October 22:- The delegation of the heads of 91 foreign missions in India reached at Amritsar today to pay obeisance at Shri Har Mandir Sahib in connection to celebrations of 550th Prakash Purab of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. They were welcomed at Shri Guru Ram Das Airport, Rajasansi by Punjab Cabinet Minister Sukhbinder Singh Sarkaria.

Later the delegation was taken to the heritage street, where the delegation witnessed the playing of Gatka, a popular Sikh martial art. The delegation also visited the Partition Museum related to partition of India in 1947.

The visit comes in the wake of the decision by the Union Cabinet to celebrate the 550th birth anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Devji on 12th of next month throughout the country and across the globe, in a grand and befitting manner.

The visit has been organised by the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) in collaboration with Punjab government and the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee. Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and ICCR President Dr Vinay Sahasrabuddhe are accompanying the Heads of Missions. (Inputs: Agencies, NGB)

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