Smriti Irani, an Indian Minister, led the first non-Muslim delegation to Madina 🕌, the city of Prophet Muhammad ﷺ.
Their visit was not only about official meetings but also about exploring historic sites. Their visit to Masjid al-Nabawi and the Quba Mosque was limited to the periphery, and they did not enter these holy sites.
Smriti Irani in Madina Munawwarah
Inside the Haram Boundary of Madina pic.twitter.com/1AHF78jng2
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Yet the courtesy of Saudi officials to let them see these sites has allowed them to be enlightened with Islamic history, culture, and spirituality. The delegation also visited the mountain of Uhad.
Undertook a historic journey to Madinah today, one of Islam's holiest cities included a visit to the periphery of the revered Prophet's Mosque, Al Masjid Al Nabwi, the mountain of Uhud, and periphery of the Quba Mosque – the first Mosque of Islam. The significance of the visit to… pic.twitter.com/WgbUJeJTLv
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The Indian delegation spent eight days in Madina. The Indian delegation also experienced comfortable and speedy travel on the Harmain Train that routes to Madinah.