Astana (Kazakhstan): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday gifted Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbayev a set of books relating to religions born in India.
The Prime Minister shared the information via a series of tweets.
'My gift to President Nazarbayev is a set of books relating to the religions born in India'
'The set includes an English translation of Guru Granth Sahib, Bhadrabahu's Kalpasutra in Prakrit, Ashtasahasrika Prajnaparamita in Sanskrit.'
'A Persian translation of Valmiki's Ramayana in nastaliq script is also a part of the set.'
'I must add- President Nazarbayev has held the Congress of Leaders of World and Traditional Religions every three years in Astana since 2003.'
Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Akorda Presidential Palace.
The Prime Minister, who arrived in the Central Asian country yesterday, said that India and Kazakhstan are made for each other and the two nations need better connectivity to strengthen their economic engagement and bilateral ties.
After completing his visit to Uzbekistan and Kazakhstan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will travel to Ufa, Russia to participate in the 7th BRICS summit. The Prime Minister will also be participating in the meeting of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO).