Turkish President accorded ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan

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New Delhi, Feb 9 (ANI): Turkish President Abdullah Gul, who is on a six-day visit to India, was on Tuesday accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

President Pratibha Patil and Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh were present on the occasion along with a host of other dignitaries.

Gul said, "My expectation from this visit is to have Turkey and India discover each other. In fact, the process has already started and we have to speed it up. Turkey and India have many similarities, both countries are secular and we have free market economy and our economies are booming."

During the visit of the Turkish President, the two countries are expected to hold talks on bilateral relations, economic and political ties.

The Civil nuclear cooperation will also be discussed between the two countries. (ANI)

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