Photo exhibition opens to display the history of Mongolia-India relations

Art & Culture
2021-03-03 12:00:53

Ulaanbaatar /MONTSAME/. A photo exhibition under the theme ‘Cultural Connect: Mongolia-India through heritage of Great Chinggis Khaan’ opened on March 2, at the National Museum of Mongolia in Ulaanbaatar. 

Being held on the occasion of the 65th anniversary of the diplomatic relations between Mongolia and the Republic of India, which was marked in 2020, the exhibition was postponed until this year due to the concerns over COVID-19 pandemic and related restriction measures. 

The photo exhibition displays the 65-year of history of bilateral diplomatic relations since 1955 between Mongolia and India and tells about what is left of the states under the Great Mongol Empire, including Golden Horde, Chagatai Khanate, Yuan Dynasty and Il Khanate on their present-day territories. Furthermore, the photos on display at the exhibition depict the connection between the Mongolia-India relations in the contemporary era and ancient relations of the two nations. 

Organized by the National Museum of Mongolia, Center for India Studies in Mongolia and Embassy of the Republic of India in Mongolia, the exhibition is open to the public through March 12. 

The opening ceremony of the exhibition was attended by scholars and experts from the Mongolian Academy of Sciences, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India to Mongolia, Mr. Mohinder Pratap Singh, senior Mongolian diplomats, government officials and others.