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German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier was accorded a ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday in the presence of his Indian counterpart Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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Steinmeier, accompanied by his wife Elke Budenbender was received by Modi.He was also accorded with the Guard of Honour.
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After receiving the ceremonial welcome, the German President visted Rajghat and paid floral tribute to Mahatma Gandhi.
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Later in the day, Steinmeier will hold a bilateral meeting with Modi to explore ways to further broad base ties between the two countries.
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Steinmeier, who is on his first visit to India as the German president arrived in India on Thursday. He began his five-day trip with a visit to Uttar Pradesh's Varanasi.