Prime Minister of Denmark reached India will see Taj Mahal and Fort tomorrow morning

Agra, Jagran Correspondent. Danish Prime Minister Mette Friedrichsen, who was visiting India, arrived in Agra on Saturday night. He was given a grand welcome at the Air Force Station. Cultural programs were presented. Mette Friedrichsen will visit the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort on Sunday morning, for which both monuments will remain closed to the general public.

The Prime Minister of Denmark was welcomed with a colorful presentation at Agra Airport.

The Prime Minister of Denmark reached Agra at around 8:20 pm. He was received by Energy Minister Shrikant Sharma as the representative of the Chief Minister at the Air Force Station. On his arrival at the Kheria airport, an enticing performance of cultural programs was given by the artists. By road from Air Force Station, the Prime Minister of Denmark reached Hotel Amar Vilas, located near the eastern gate of the Taj Mahal. She will visit the Taj Mahal from 9:30 am to 10:30 am and the Agra Fort from 10:50 to 11:50 am. The Taj Mahal and Agra Fort will remain closed for tourists on Sunday morning due to his visit. Rajkumar Patel, Superintending Archaeologist, Agra Circle of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), has asked to keep the Taj Mahal closed from 8:30 am to 10:30 am or till the visit is completed and the Agra Fort from 9:50 am to 11:50 am or till the visit is completed. has ordered. Commissioner Amit Gupta, DM Prabhu N. Singh, SSP Muniraj G. be present.

First VIP visit since US President

On February 24, 2020, the then US President Donald Trump came to see the Taj Mahal. The Taj Mahal was closed in the afternoon due to his visit. The corona virus infection period started from March. In a period of one and a half years, no head of state came to see the Taj Mahal. The Prime Minister of Denmark is the first VIP to visit the Taj Mahal during the Corona period.

Metro work stopped

Due to the arrival of the Prime Minister of Denmark, the work of the ongoing Agra Metro project on Fatehabad Road was closed for three hours on Saturday. Work will be closed for six hours on Sundays from eight in the morning to two in the afternoon.