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Pak Parl delegation visits Indian Parliament

December 06, 2012 15:31 IST

A Parliamentary delegation from Pakistan on Thursday visited the Indian Parliament and was warmly welcomed by members in both houses.

The delegation, led by Chairman of Pakistan Senate Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari, first went to Lok Sabha and watched the proceedings from the special box.

"I have great pleasure in welcoming His Excellency Syed Nayyer Hussain Bokhari, Chairman of the Senate of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and members of Parliamentary Delegation from Pakistan, who are on a visit to India as our honoured guests," Speaker Meira Kumar said.

"Through them (the delegation), we convey our greetings and best wishes to his excellency the president, prime minister and the friendly people of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan," Kumar said.

The delegation later saw the proceedings of the upper house from the special box.Rajya Sabha Chairman Hamid Ansari also welcomed them and wished them a pleasant stay in the country.

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