Belgrade: Vice President Venkaiah Naidu paid floral tributes to Mahatma Gandhi here on Sunday.
Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar informed this though a tweet post.
“No better way to start a day than receiving blessings of Bapu! Vice President @MVenkaiahNaidu paid a floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi’s bust in Belgrade,” said Raveesh Kumar on his tweeter post.
Naidu, who is on a three-nation visit, also laid a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier at Mt. Avala in Serbia and paid his respects.
“To those who sacrificed on altar of freedom! Vice President @MVenkaiahNaidu laid a wreath at the tomb of the unknown soldier at Mt.Avala in Serbia and paid his respects. @IndiaInSerbia” Kumar tweeted.
The Vice President also visited the memorial of the First World War.
Naidu called for more exchange of business delegation to boost trade ties between India and Serbia on Saturday.
The Vice President, while addressing the Special Session of the National Assembly of Serbia, talked about bilateral ties between the two countries, parliamentary democratic systems, shared history, bilateral trade, global terrorism among other things.
Upon the completion of engagements in Belgrade, Naidu proceeded for Malta, where he will hold talks with President Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca and Speaker of the House of Representatives, Parliament of Malta Dr. Angelo Farrugia and Evarist Bartolo, the acting Prime Minister of Malta. Before his departure, he met Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic.
Naidu is slated to address the business representatives of India and Malta at a Business Forum and the Indian community during the visit.