Iranian president Hassan Rouhani meets Narendra Modi, Ram Nath Kovind in New Delhi [Photos]

Iranian president Hassan Rouhani was accorded a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday ahead of delegation-level talks between India and Iran

FP Staff February 17, 2018 15:19:55 IST
President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Iranian president Hassan Rouhani at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Rouhani arrived in the national capital on Friday after a two-day visit to Hyderabad. PTI
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President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomed Iranian president Hassan Rouhani at the Rashtrapati Bhavan. Rouhani arrived in the national capital on Friday after a two-day visit to Hyderabad. PTI
Rouhani was accorded a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday ahead of delegation-level talks between India and Iran. PTI
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Rouhani was accorded a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on Saturday ahead of delegation-level talks between India and Iran. PTI
Narendra Modi met the Iranian president at Hyderabad house later in the day to discuss bilateral cooperation across a range of areas and regional issues. PTI
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Narendra Modi met the Iranian president at Hyderabad house later in the day to discuss bilateral cooperation across a range of areas and regional issues. PTI
The duo held substantive and productive discussion on cooperation in trade and investment, energy, connectivity, defence and security, and regional issues. PTI
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The duo held substantive and productive discussion on cooperation in trade and investment, energy, connectivity, defence and security, and regional issues. PTI
This is the first presidential visit from Iran to India in 10 years and comes after the visit of prime minister Narendra Modi to the West Asian nation in 2016. PTI
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This is the first presidential visit from Iran to India in 10 years and comes after the visit of prime minister Narendra Modi to the West Asian nation in 2016. PTI
The two sides are also looking at inking a number of pacts in several key areas apart from exploring the scope of cooperation in fields such as health and traditional medicine. Twitter@MEAIndia
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The two sides are also looking at inking a number of pacts in several key areas apart from exploring the scope of cooperation in fields such as health and traditional medicine. Twitter@MEAIndia
Following the ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj also called on the visiting dignitary and discussed on strengthening cooperation in energy, connectivity, IT, education, culture and people-to-people contact.  PTI
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Following the ceremony at the Rashtrapati Bhavan, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj also called on the visiting dignitary and discussed on strengthening cooperation in energy, connectivity, IT, education, culture and people-to-people contact.  PTI