Modi presents Uzbek president Amir Khusrau’s poetry

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Indian Prime Minister, Narendra Modi being welcomed on his arrival at “Tashkent -1” Airport, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on July 06, 2015.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev at the Meeting Hall of Tashkent Airport, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on July 06, 2015.
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi meeting the Prime Minister of Uzbekistan Shavkat Miromonovich Mirziyoyev at the Meeting Hall of Tashkent Airport, in Tashkent, Uzbekistan on July 06, 2015.

Tashkent, July 6 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday presented Uzbek President Islam Karimov a specially commissioned reproduction of the “Khamsa-i-Khusrau” quintet by the great 13th century Sufi poet Amir Khusrau.amir khusro book

Khusrau was born in Uttar Pradesh but his father hailed from Uzbekistan.

Written in Persian, and profusely decorated and illuminated with various colours including gold and ultramarine, the work is a part of the manuscripts collection of the National Museum in Delhi, said an official statement.

Modi is in Tashkent on the first leg of his visit to five Central Asian countries.