President Kovind pays tribute to Mahatma Gandhi in Havana

Havana: President Ram Nath Kovind along with First Lady Savita Kovind visited Mahatma Gandhi Monument here and paid tribute to the Father of the Nation.

Kovind along with his wife began their state visit to Cuba by paying homage to former Cuban prime minister Fidel Castro in Santiago de Cuba.

On Friday, President Kovind was received by Cuban officials at the Jose Martí International Airport.

He is now scheduled to visit Centro De Ingenera Genetica Biotechnologya, where he will be received by Dr Adverdo Martinez, president of Cuba Pharma to attend a presentation on Cuban Pharma industry.

President Kovind is then scheduled to visit Revolution Square.

Later in the day, President Kovind and his Cuban counterpart will sign Memorandum of Understanding (MoU).

President Kovind is on a three-nation visit to Greece, Suriname and Cuba.

Prior to Cuba, President Kovind visited Greece and Suriname and discussed issues of bilateral concerns with the concerned dignitaries of respective countries.