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PM meets President Pranab Mukherjee

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today called on President Pranab Mukherjee, their first meeting since the latter took office on Wednesday.

delhi Updated: Jul 27, 2012 12:22 IST

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Friday called on President Pranab Mukherjee, their first meeting since the latter took office on Thursday.

Singh drove down to Rashtrapati Bhawan for a noon meeting with Mukherjee.

Officials described the meeting as a courtesy call.

This is the first meeting between Singh and Mukherjee since he assumed the office of President on Wednesday.

Vice president Hamid Ansari, defence minister AK Antony, governors of several states, leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha Sushma Swaraj were among those who had called on Mukherjee on Thursday.