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Obama Says 'Namaste', Grateful for Extraordinary Hospitality

Published: 25th January 2015 03:06 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th January 2015 03:09 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: "Grateful for your extraordinary hospitality," said US President Barack Obama after being accorded ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan as he started his three-day State visit today.            

Dressed in a dark blue suit, Obama was given a ceremonial inter-services Guard of Honour at the forecourt of the Rashtrapati Bhavan after being received by President Pranab Mukherjee.

53-year old Obama will be the first US President to be the Chief Guest at the Republic Day ceremony here tomorrow.        

"Its a great honour and we are so grateful for your extraordinary hospitality," Obama said after the ceremony during which he preferred to say "Namaste" with folded hands to the waiting dignitaries.



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