Iraqi PM visits the Taj

Agra, Aug 24: Visiting Iraqis Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki Saturday visited the Taj Mahal, saying it was his childhood dream to see the 17th-century monument which has now been fulfilled.

Because of the hot and humid weather, the prime minister could not spend as much time as he had wanted to, but he expressed the wish to come back again when Shamshuddin, the local guide accompanying him, explained in details the history and the intricate designing and inlay work of the mausoleum.

IANS