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Government of India
Prime Minister's Office
06-July-2015 18:18 IST
PM’s gift to President of Uzbekistan


The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today presented President Islam Karimov a specially commissioned reproduction of Khamsa-i-Khusrau by the great 13th century sufi poet Amir Khusrau who was born in Uttar Pradesh and whose 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 National Museum, Delhi.

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