Canel, who arrived in India on Monday, also met Prime Minister Narendra Modi and discussed bilateral and regional issues. He later called on President Pranab Mukherjee and his counterpart Hamid Ansari.

According to media reports, an agreement on exemption of visa requirements for holders of diplomatic passports was signed between the two countries.

The historical monument Taj Mahal in Agra was built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan as a mausoleum for his wife Mumtaz Mahal.

Attracting around 20,000 visitors every day, the monument was completed in 1648.

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