Pranab-Mukherjee-the-President-of-India
Pranab-Mukherjee-the-President-of-India

Indian President Pranab Mukherjee is visiting China from May 24 to May 27, at the invitation of Chinese President Xi Jinping.

Pranab-Mukherjee-the-President-of-India
Pranab-Mukherjee-the-President-of-India
The following is a brief profile of the Indian president.

Mukherjee was born in the Indian state of West Bengal in 1935.

Starting in 1980, he served as India’s minister of mines and steel, minister of finance, minister of commerce and supply, deputy chairman of the planning commission and minister of commerce and industry.

From 1995 to 1996, Mukherjee served as India’s foreign minister. From 2004 to 2012, he served as the defense minister, foreign minister and finance minister respectively.

Mukherjee was elected Indian president in July 2012, with his term ending in 2017.

Mukherjee visited China in 2006, 2008 and 2011, as defense minister, foreign minister and finance minister respectively.

Mukherjee is married with two sons and one daughter. Enditem

Source: Xinhua

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