In pictures: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau with family visits Taj Mahal, gets nostalgic

Sonali PimputkarUpdated: Thursday, May 30, 2019, 12:05 AM IST
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Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau kicked off his India tour by visiting the iconic Taj Mahal followed by a visit to an elephant conversation center in Mathura’s Churmura. The tour begins on February 17 and will conclude on February 23. The Trudeaus spent an hour at the historic monument. He first visited the Taj Mahal as a child at the age of 10. Trudeau recalled his 1983 visit to the Taj Mahal with his dad Pierre Trudeau. Pierre served as the PM of Canada twice between 1968 and 1984. He tweeted, “I was about Xav’s age when I first visited the Taj Mahal almost 35 years ago… and it’s amazing to be back with him & the family on Day 1 of our trip to India.”

Trudeau left a message of gratitude in the visitor’s book, describing Taj as ‘one of the most beautiful places in the world.’

After his trip to the Wildlife SOS Elephant Conservation and Care Centre in Mathura. He tweeted, “@WildlifeSOS is doing important work rescuing captive Asian elephants across India, and giving them a new chance at life. Thanks for the very warm welcome at your sanctuary today.”

Check out the pictures from Trudeaus visit to the iconic Taj Mahal:

Picture source: AFP/MONEY SHARMA
Picture source: PTI /Kamal Singh
Picture source: AFP/MONEY SHARMA

Also read: Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is in India, here’s where you can meet him

Picture source: AFP/MONEY SHARMA
Picture source: AFP/MONEY SHARMA

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