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Modi in Iran: After visit to Gurudwara, PM interacts with students in Tehran

PM Modi interacting with school students in Tehran (Twitter)

Sun, 22 May 2016-11:46pm , Tehran , ANI

Students from KV Tehran schools had come to greet PM Modi at Espinas Palace Hotel, where he was staying.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday evening interacted with students from KV Tehran School, who had come to greet him at Espinas Palace Hotel, where he was staying.

Escorted by security officials, as Prime Minister Modi walked inside the hotel, a group of students holding both Indians and Iranian flags greeted him. The Prime Minister then interacted with them.

PM @narendramodi being welcomed by the school children on his arrival at Espinas Palace Hotel, Tehranpic.twitter.com/MdDVHWpxPL

PIB India (@PIB_IndiaMay 22, 2016

Earlier evening, Prime Minister Modi paid respect at the Bhai Ganga Singh Sabha gurudwara and addressed the Sikh community here and said that new generation should know about the sacrifices of the great Gurus and about the Guru Granth Sahib.

Supporting old community linkages with Iran. PM@narendramodi pays respects at the Gurudwara.pic.twitter.com/Zowq8ud4gR

Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndiaMay 22, 2016

Accompanied by Union Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari and others, he also participated in a 'kirtan' (prayer).

Prime Minister Modi earlier arrived at Mehrabad International Airport on a two-day official visit to Iran at the invitation of President Hassan Rouhani.

Accorded with red carpet welcome, he was received by Dr. Ali Tayebnia, Iran's Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance.

A brief chat at the airport. PM is received by Dr Ali Tayebnia, Iran's Minister of Economic Affairs and Finance.pic.twitter.com/jPmTinshcY

Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the Bhai Ganga Singh Sabha Gurudwara in Tehran