US officials recee Humayun Tomb

Last Updated: Friday, October 29, 2010 - 22:13

New Delhi: Humayun`s Tomb -- the 16th century
monument which will be the first stop for US President Barack
Obama in the national capital -- was today surveyed by
American authorities ahead of the high-profile visit.

The recee of the entire monument was conducted by a team
of authorities at the Humayun`s Tomb, which is also a World
Heritage Site, sources told PTI here.

The recee of the entire monument was conducted by a team
of authorities at the Humayun`s Tomb, which is also a World
Heritage Site, sources told PTI here.

After he lands in Delhi on the evening of November 7,
Obama will visit the monument and spend some time there before
he leaves for an informal meeting with Prime Minister Manmohan
Singh.

The first recee was conducted today, a day after the White
House announced that Obama and his wife Michelle will visit
the Mughal monument, they said.

The sources said such recees will become a regular affair
till Obama`s visit.

They said the US President and the First Lady are expected
to visit the monument as "ordinary tourists" and will be taken
around the monument by senior officials of the Archaological
Survey of India (ASI), which maintains the monument.

No cultural programme or exhibition has been scheduled for
now, they said.

-PTI



First Published: Friday, October 29, 2010 - 22:13

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