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Ceremonial Reception

President Ram Nath Kovind (R) shakes hands with Myanmar President U Win Myint as he arrives for a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the ceremonial welcome of Myanmar President U Win Myint, at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) shakes hands with Myanmar President U Win Myint (C) as President Ram Nath Kovind looks on, during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind (2R), Myanmar President U Win Myint (2L), Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) and Myanmar’s First Lady Daw Cho Cho pose for a group photograph during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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U.S. White House Senior Advisor Jared Kushner (L) and his wife Ivanka Trump (C) during the ceremonial welcome of U.S President Donald Trump, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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US White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner (C) and his wife Ivanka Trump (R) pose for a selfie as they arrive for the ceremonial reception of US President Donald Trump at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump arrives for the ceremonial reception of her father, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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U.S. President Donald Trump shakes hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the ceremonial reception, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and U.S. First Lady Melania Trump also seen.

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US President Donald Trump inspects the Guard of Honour during his ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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U.S. President Donald Trump with first lady Melania Trump during the ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with US First Lady Melania Trump during the US President Donald Trump's ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with US President Donald Trump during the latters ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with US President Donald Trump during the latters ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Indias First Lady Savita Kovind, US First Lady Melania Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are also seen.

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President Ram Nath Kovind shakes hands with US President Donald Trump during the latters ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Indias First Lady Savita Kovind, US First Lady Melania Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi are also seen.

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U.S. President Donald Trump reviews a guard of honor during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Indian Presidential Palace, in New Delhi.

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U.S. President Donald Trump with PM Narendra Modi during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Indian Presidential Palace, in New Delhi.

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Indian presidential bodyguards wait to welcome U.S. President Donald Trump for a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace, in New Delhi.

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White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump arrive at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace, for a ceremonial welcome for U.S. President Donald Trump in New Delhi.

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White House Senior Adviser Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump wait for the arrival of U.S. President Donald Trump at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace, for a ceremonial welcome in New Delhi.

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Indian President Ram Nath Kovind, center, greets officials gathered for a ceremonial welcome for U.S. President Donald Trump, with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi by his side, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace, in New Delhi.

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U.S. President Donald Trump receives a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the presidential palace, in New Delhi.

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U.S. President Donald Trump reviews a guard of honor during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, the Indian Presidential Palace, in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, 43rd President of the United States George Walker Bush accompanied by First Lady Laura Bush with President APJ Abdul Kalam, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and wife Gursharan Kaur during the ceremonial reception of the US President, at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the 44th US President Barack Obama accompanied by First Lady Michelle Obama wave at media personnel upon their arrival at Palam Airport in New Delhi.

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In this file photo, Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, 42nd President of United States Bill Clinton and his daughter Chelsea Clinton, and India’s tenth President KR Narayanan pose for a group photo, during the ceremonial reception of the US President in the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind shakes hands with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (L) during a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa (L) during a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind gestuers as he shakes hands with Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa during a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Portuguese President Marcelo Rebelo de Sousa inspects a guard of honour during a ceremonial welcome at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa during a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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Sri Lankan Prime Minister Mahinda Rajapaksa introduces his delegation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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South Korean Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo inspects a guard of honour at South Block lawns, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Babul Supriyo and Minister of State for Finance Anurag Thakur at Rashtrapati Bhavan for the ceremonial reception of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind shakes hand with Defence Minister Rajnath Singh as External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar looks on during the ceremonial reception of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Swedish King Carl XVI Gustaf inspects a joint military guard of honor during her ceremonial reception at the presidential palace in New Delhi.

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External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and Defence Minister Rajnath Singh at Rashtrapati Bhavan for the ceremonial reception of King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, First Lady Savita Kovind pose for a photograph with King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden during their ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa inspects the guard of honour during his ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa as President Ram Nath Kovind looks on during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind(C), Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the ceremonial reception of Sri Lankan President Gotabaya Rajapaksa (L) at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi. Rajapaksa arrived on a three-day visit, in his first overseas tour after taking over the reins of Sri Lanka 10 days back in reflection of the importance he attaches to ties with India.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel inspects a joint military guard of honor during her ceremonial reception at the presidential palace in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel upon her arrival at the Indian presidential palace for her ceremonial reception in New Delhi. Merkel is on a three-day visit to India.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, welcomes German Chancellor Angela Merkel upon her arrival at the Indian presidential palace for her ceremonial reception in New Delhi. Merkel is on a three-day visit to India.

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Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inspects the ceremonial Guard of Honour, in Paris.

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Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulgau inspects the guard of honour during his ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind shakes hands with Mongolian President Khaltmaagiin Battulga during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Zambian President Edgar Chagwa Lungu inspects the guard of honour during his ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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North Korea's leader Kim Jong Un, left, and Vietnam's President Nguyen Phu Trong review an honor guard during a welcome ceremony in Hanoi, Vietnam.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other dignitaries attend the ceremonial reception of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Union Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi during the ceremonial reception of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman(unseen) at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the ceremonial reception of Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (unseen) at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman pose for a photograph during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman inspects a joint military guard of honor upon his arrival at the Indian presidential palace during his ceremonial reception in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Saudi Arabias Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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Argentine President Mauricio Macri, center, inspects a joint military guard of honor upon his arrival at the presidential palace during his ceremonial reception in New Delhi.

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Argentine President Mauricio Macri, right, and his wife Juliana Awada, greet in Indian way as they stand for the photographers during their ceremonial reception at the presidential palace in New Delhi.

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A presidential body guard officer salutes Argentine President Mauricio Macri, center, and his wife Juliana Awada, as they arrive for their ceremonial reception at the presidential palace in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, center right, hugs Argentine President Mauricio Macri upon his arrival at the Indian presidential palace as Macri's wife Juliana Awada, left, President Ram Nath Kovind, right top, and his wife Savita Kovind watch in New Delhi.

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Argentine President Mauricio Macri, second from left, and his wife Juliana Awada, left, greet in Indian way as they stand for photographs with President Ram Nath Kovind, center, his wife Savita Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, during a ceremonial reception at the presidential palace in New Delhi. Macri is on a three-day state visit to India.

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South African President Cyril Ramaphosa inspects the guard of honour during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bahavan in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bahavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, First Lady Savita Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi receive South African President Cyril Ramaphosa and his wife Tshepo Motsepe for a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bahavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi during South African President Cyril Ramaphosa's ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bahavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind greets his South African counterpart Cyril Ramaphosa as his wife Tshepo Motsepe, First Lady Savita Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi look on, during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bahavan in New Delhi. Ramaphosa is the Chief Guest for the 70th Republic Day celebrations.

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Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering inspects a joint military guard of honor upon his arrival at the Indian presidential palace in New Delhi. Tshering is on a three day state visit to India.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering during their ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi greets Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tsherin (unseen) during their ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a ceremonial reception of Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering during their ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a ceremonial reception of Bhutanese Prime Minister Lotay Tshering during their ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, right, and Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih get ready for a group photograph during ceremonial reception at the Indian presidential palace in New Delhi.

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Maldives President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, second left, and his wife Fazna Ahmed, left, stand for photographs with President Ram Nath Kovind, center, his wife Savita Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, right, during ceremonial reception at the Indian presidential palace in New Delhi. Solih is on a three-day state visit to India.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, his wife Savita Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Union Ministers and Uzbekistan President's wife Ziroat Mirziyoyeva during the ceremonial reception of Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev during a ceremonial reception at the Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind looks as Prime Minister Narendra Modi hugs Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and the First Lady Savita Kovind shakes hands with Uzbekistan President's wife, Ziroat Mirziyoyeva during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi during a ceremonial reception of Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and his wife, Ziroat Mirziyoyeva at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wait for Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev's arrival at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, his wife Savita Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and his wife, Ziroat Mirziyoyeva during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, with the First Lady Savita Kovind welcomes Uzbekistan President Shavkat Mirziyoyev and his wife, Ziroat Mirziyoyeva during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Presidential bodyguards prior to a ceremonial reception for President of South Korean Moon Jae-in at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives President Ram Nath Kovind as they arrive for the ceremonial welcome of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchange greetings with Kim Jung-sook, the wife of South Korean President Moon Jae-in during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduces Indian dignitaries and officials to South Korean President Moon Jae-in during his ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in inspects the guard of honor during his ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in arrives at Rashtrapati Bhavan for ceremonial reception, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi welcomes South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, with the First Lady Savita Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi, welcomes South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, his wife Savita Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi exchange greetings with Kim Jung-sook, the wife of South Korean President Moon Jae-in (L), during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman talks to Army chief Gen Bipin Singh Rawat during the ceremonial welcome of South Korean President Moon Jae-in at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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South Korean President Moon Jae-in inspects the guard of honor during his ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi receives President Ram Nath Kovind his wife Savita Kovind as they arrive for the ceremonial welcome of South Korean President Moon Jae-in, at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind, his wife Savita Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, South Korean President Moon Jae-in and his wife Kim Jung-sook during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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In this combo image, A member of the Indian Air Force, on Guard of Honour duty, faints during the ceremonial reception of Seychelles President Danny Antoine Rollen Faure at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi wait for Seychelles President Danny Antoine Rollen Faure's arrival at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind shakes hands with his Seychellois counterpart Danny Antoine Rollen Faure as Prime Minister Narendra Modi looks on, during Faure's ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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President Ram Nath Kovind shakes hands with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival for Seychelles President Danny Antoine Rollen Faure's (unseen) ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan, in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, with the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, inspects a guard of honour, during his ceremonial welcome at Istana Merdeka in Jakarta, Indonesia.

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Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli during the ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Prime minister Narendra Modi during the ceremonial reception of Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Prime minister Narendra Modi welcomes Nepal Prime Minister KP Oli and wife during a ceremonial reception at Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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French President Emmanuel Macron inspects a joint military guard of honor during his ceremonial reception at the presidential palace in New Delhi.

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