President leaves on two-nation visit
New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday left on a week-long foreign trip that will see him inaugurate a major Indian cultural festival in Brussels, Belgium, and pay a state visit to Turkey.
He will visit Belgium from October 2-5 on the invitation of King Philippe. It would be the first visit by an Indian president to Belgium. He will visit Turkey from October 5-7, at the invitation of the President of Turkey Abdullah Gul.
The president is accompanied by a high-level delegation, including four vice chancellors of Indian universities.
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