PM Modi’s gift to the President of Mongolia

ULAANBAATAR (MONGOLIA), May 17 (NEPS): The Indian Prime MinisterNarendraModi today presented PresidentTsakhiagiinElbegdorj a specially commissioned reproduction of a rare 13th century manuscript on the history of Mongols from the RampurRaza Library, Rampur. CalledJamiutTawarikh, this work was one of the grandest projects undertaken by theIlkhanate kingGhazan Khan (1295-1304) andwas done by the king’s wazirRasheeduddinFazlullahHamedani who wrote it in Persian and chronicled the history up to the reign ofOljeitju (1304-1316). The breadth of coverage of the work often caused itto be dubbed as the first world history. The manuscript has over 80 fine miniature illustrations. The manuscript is a part of Volume 1 of the work and no other copy

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s gift to the President of Mongolia, Mr. Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, in Mongolia on May 17, 2015.
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s gift to the President of Mongolia, Mr. Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj, in Mongolia on May 17, 2015.

of it is known to exist.



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