The President of India, Pranab Mukherjee, paid a state visit to Belgium from 2 October 2013 to 5 October 2013, at the invitation of the King of the Belgium. It was the first visit by an Indian President to Belgium. The President inaugurated Europalia-India 2013-14 jointly with King Philippe.
After his State Visit to Belgium, the President paid a state visit to Turkey from 5 October 2013 to 7 October 2013, at the invitation of the President of Turkey. It was the third visit by an Indian President to Turkey, after the visits by the President of India in 1993 and 1998.
Who: Pranab Mukherjee