Bulgarian Parliament Chair Finally Makes It to IndiaDiplomacy | November 27, 2011, Sunday // 14:26| views
Speaker of Bulgarian Parliament Tsetska Tsacheva has paid her tribute to the Raj Ghat monument to Mahatma Gandhi in Delhi Sunday.
Her official visit to India was delayed when Friday her delegation, including MPs and Minister of Education Sergey Ignatov and Minister of Health Stefan Konstantinov, missed their scheduled flight, allegedly by fault of Sofia Airport personnel.
Sunday the chair of the Bulgarian Parliament lay a wreath on the Gandhi monument in the Indian capital and the members of her delegation ritually sprinkled rose petals.
"The ideas and teaching of Mahatma Gandhi have a timeless meaning and ever greater role in today's dynamic world. His message of peace, tolerance and non-violence resonates today, inspiring millions across the globe," reflected Tsacheva.
She stated in particular that the Bulgarian people has always revered Gandhi as an apostle of peace and good change.
Sunday the Bulgarian delegation visited the Indian center of crafts and held talks with local businessmen.
Monday India and Bulgaria will sign intergovernmental agreements for cooperationi in the fields of health and medicine, and science and technologies.
A number of high-rank meetings will also be carried out Monday, including with Indian Parliament lower chamber Speaker Meira Kumar and Minister of State for External Affairs Prinit Kaur.
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