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Mongolian president visit to India

Current context: Mongolian president Khaltmaagiin Battulga is on a 5-day state visit to India.
Mongolian president visit to India
  • This is the first State Visit to India by a Mongolian President in the last 10 years.
  • President Battulga and Indian PM Modi jointly unveiled a statue of Lord Buddha at Gandan Monastery in Ulaanbaatar through video-conferencing in New Delhi.
  • PM Modi announced to give a statue of Lord Buddha to the monastery during his visit in 2015 at the Gandan Tegchenling Monastery.
  • Both countries signed MoUs in areas including culture, disaster management and space.
  • Also, the Cultural Exchange Protocol was exchanged and a Comprehensive Work Plan was shared between the Ministry of Food, Agriculture and Light Industry of Mongolia and Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, India.
  • Mongolia announced a visa-on-arrival scheme for short-term travellers from India.
  • India announced an additional 236 million dollars Line of Credit for the ongoing Petrochemical Refinery Project in Mongolia.

Question: 

Q.1 Gandan Tegchenling Monastery, recently in the news is in which country?
a. China
b. Vietnam
c. Mongolia
d. Japan
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