Srinagar: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, who is on a three day visit to India, in a good will gesture gifted an animated version of Panchtantra in Persian to Narendra Modi.
He also gifted a copy a Mahabharata to Modi.
This was informed by the Spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs Raveesh Kumar in a tweet.
In a warm gesture, Iranian President Dr. Rouhani gifted an animated version of Kalila Wa Demna (Farsi translation of the Panchtantra) and a copy of the Mahabharat in Farsi to PM @narendramodi. #DustemanIran pic.twitter.com/5VjZmI3cEu
— Raveesh Kumar (@MEAIndia) February 17, 2018
Iran and India, after holding ‘substantive talks’, inked nine pacts in key affairs of security, trade and energy. A pact regarding avoidance of double taxation was also signed by the two countries.