Iran president Hassan Rouhani arrives in India on three-day visit, calls for unity among Shias and Sunnis [Photos]

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani arrived in Hyderabad on Thursday on a three-day visit to India

FP Staff February 16, 2018 10:43:27 IST
Iranian president Hassan Rouhani arrived in Hyderabad on Thursday on a three-day visit to India. PTI
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Iranian president Hassan Rouhani arrived in Hyderabad on Thursday on a three-day visit to India. PTI
Union Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir received Rouhani at Begumpet Airport. Telangana Governor ESL Narasimhan, Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali and other officials also welcomed him. PTI
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Union Minister Hansraj Gangaram Ahir received Rouhani at Begumpet Airport. Telangana Governor ESL Narasimhan, Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mahmood Ali and other officials also welcomed him. PTI
On Friday, Rouhani will offer prayers at the historic Makkah Masjid and later address the congregation. Reuters
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On Friday, Rouhani will offer prayers at the historic Makkah Masjid and later address the congregation. Reuters
Rouhani said that India and Iran have historical and cultural relations which go beyond political and economic ties. PTI
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Rouhani said that India and Iran have historical and cultural relations which go beyond political and economic ties. PTI
Rouhani said that Iran seeks brotherly relations with all the Muslim nations and the countries of the region including India. PTI
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Rouhani said that Iran seeks brotherly relations with all the Muslim nations and the countries of the region including India. PTI
Citing India as a living example of peaceful co-existence of people of different religious and ethnicities, Rouhani called for unity between Shias and Sunnis. PTI
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Citing India as a living example of peaceful co-existence of people of different religious and ethnicities, Rouhani called for unity between Shias and Sunnis. PTI
Rouhani greeted Muslim leaders and scholars after a meeting in Hyderabad. Reuters
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Rouhani greeted Muslim leaders and scholars after a meeting in Hyderabad. Reuters