Prague: Before leaving for India, President Ram Nath Kovind paid floral tributes on
the bust of Rabindranath Tagore at a park in Prague on Sunday. The park is situated
on Thakurova street.
Interestingly, the streets is named ‘Thakurova’ to honour and commemorate
Rabindranath Tagore. Tagore had a close association with the Czech Republic.
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Following this, President Ram Nath Kovind left for India after completing his three
nation tour of Cyprus, Bulgari and the Czech Republic.
With Kovind’s visit, agreements were signed in the fields of energy, defence, and
trade, among others.
Ruchi Ghanashyam, Secretary in the MEA, said, “President Kovind’s visit to the three countries were very successful. After the visit to Cyprus, Bulgaria and the Czech Republic, relations with these countries have become stronger with India. During the visit, there have been various discussions on mutual matters and agreements reached related to energy, environment, tourism, trade and investment, financial services and defence production.”
President Kovind also paid a visit to the Czech Academy of Sciences, a public
research institution in the city.
Before addressing a gathering of teachers, students, Indologists and faculty
members at the Charles University, President Kovind was welcomed in four Indian
languages – Hindi, Bengali, Tamil and Sanskrit by the students of the institution.