Tirupati, Mar 19 (ANI): Singapore President Sellapan Rama Nathan, whose is of Indian descent, visited the Lord Venkateswara temple in Tirumala
On his arrival at the Renigunta Airport on Thursday, he was received by Singapore Consulate General, Mohammed Noor Bin Yusuf, District Collector V Seshadri, Superintendent of Police (Admin) Ammi Reddy and other officials.
Nathan was accompanied by his wife and close friends.
"I have been to India before, summer vacations. I had to pay our respects at this pilgrimage centre so ...and we have come again with the family and some very close friends to pray at the temple and receive blessings," he said.
The temple of Tirupati Balaji in south India is one of the most revered and sacred shrines in the country. (ANI)