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Thai Princess Sirindhorn to be conferred first 'World Sanskrit Award'

Updated: Nov 21, 2016 08:36 IST

New Delhi [India], Nov. 21 (ANI): Thailand's Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, who arrived here on Monday night on an official visit to India from November 20-26, will be conferred the first 'World Sanskrit Award' for her exemplary contribution for the promotion of the language on Monday.

Princess Sirindhorn will meet Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari at the Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra at 4.06 p.m., following which she will attend a function where the Vice President will present the first World Sanskrit Award.

Later, at 6.30 p.m., she will call on President Pranab Mukherjee at Rashtrapati Bhawan.

Between Tuesday and Saturday, Princess Sirindhorn will visit Bhopal, Guwahati and Shillong. On Saturday, she will leave for Bangkok. (ANI)