Agra: Minister of Foreign Affairs of Iceland, Gudlaugur Thor Thordarson, along with his wife Augusta Johnson visited the Taj Mahal here on Monday morning amid falling temperatures.
Both the minister and his wife were very happy to see the historical monument which is also one of the seven wonders of the world. They spent almost an hour observing the intricate works of the Taj where security was beefed up for their visit.
The Foreign Minister also had a photo session with his wife on the famous Diana Bench at the Taj.
The Foreign Minister arrived for an eight-day visit to India on December 7. He met his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj on that day and held talks over a wide variety of issues in an aim to strengthen bilateral relations.
Both the ministers deliberated on bolstering cooperation in key sectors such as geo-thermal energy, fisheries, IT, pharmaceuticals and tourism, trade and investment, renewable energy and blue economy among other issues.
The Iceland Foreign Minister is at present in Agra where he is slated to attend a programme.
On December 10, he would pay a visit to Jaipur to attend an event. And on the morning of December 14, the Icelandic Foreign Minister would be departing for Reykjavik.