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President Pranab Mukherjee arrives in Brussels

world Updated: Oct 03, 2013 09:32 IST

President Pranab Mukherjee arrived in Brussels on Wednesday night at the start of a six-day official visit to Europe. He is visiting Belgium and Turkey.

Mukherjee was received by Belgian King Philippe and Queen Mathilde at the military airport of Melsbroek.

The President is accompanied by daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee and an official delegation that includes Union shipping minister GK Wasan, five MPs, three vice chancellors, Prof Ved Prakash, chairman, University Grants Commission (UGC) and senior foreign ministry officials.