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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the first Indian prime minister to visit Mongolia, on Sunday visited the ancient Gandan Monastery and also presented a sapling of the revered Bodhi tree to the chief abbot of the Buddhist temple.Modi was later accorded a ceremonial welcome at the State Palace in Mongolia. The Indian prime minister told his Mongolian counterpart Chimed Saikhanbileg that India is privileged to be considered as Mongolia’s spiritual neighbour. Key agreements were also signed between the two. Here are the LIVE updates:Modi addresses Mongolian Parliament: Highlights – The convergence of Buddhism and democracy provides us a path to build an Asia of peace and cooperation, harmony and equality, says Modi.- India is the bright spot of hope to become the new locomotive for global economic momentum. – The 8 fold path of Buddha prescribes not just the path to happiness of individuals but also guide to well being of societies and nations. – In less than an year, India has emerged as one of the fastest growing major economies of the world. – A year ago, a nation of 1.25 billion people voted for change and progress in the largest democratic election in human history. – While the human bonds have been strong, our economic ties have been modest. – In turn, time and again, you have stood in solidarity with us, in the United Nations and elsewhere. – Five decades ago, we stood firmly with you, as you sought membership of the United Nations as a proud and sovereign nation. – We are celebrating 60 years of diplomatic relations but our ties are timeless in spirit. advertisement- Everything I see and experience here, speaks clearly of unlimited goodwill for India, I bring greetings of 1.25 billion spiritual neighbours.- Mongolia is the new bright light of democracy in our world. – I’m deeply grateful for your generosity in hosting me on a Sunday, I’m humbled by the wonderful hospitality. – It’s an honour to address the Parliament of Mongolia, it’s a special privilege to do so on 25th year of democracy in Mongolia. – Your country reminds us how beautiful this world is, says Modi. 08:40 am: PM Narendra Modi at State Great Khural, will address Parliament of Mongolia. Prime Minister Narendra Modi.07:25 am: We will take our economic partnership to a new level: PM Modi in Mongolia.Here is the full list of agreements signed between India-Mongolia 1. Joint statement for India-Mongolia strategic partnership.2. Air services agreement between the government of the Republic of India and the government of Mongolia.3. Agreement between the government of the Republic of India and the government of Mongolia on cooperation in the field of animal health and dairy.4 Treaty between the government of the Republic of India and the government of Mongolia on the transfer of sentenced persons5. Memorandum of Understanding between the government of the Republic of India and the government of Mongolia on cooperation in the field of traditional systems or medicine and homeopathy.6. Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Home Affairs of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Justice of Mongolia for enhancing cooperation in border guarding. Policing and surveillance.7. Programme of cooperation between the government of the Republic of India and the government of Mongolia in the field of culture for the Years 2015-2018.8. Memorandum of Understanding between the government of the Republic of India and the government of Mongolia on the establishmeni of cyber security training centre in the Ministry of Defence of Mongolia.9. Memorandum or Understanding between the foreign service institute of the Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India and the diplomatic academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia.10. Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation between the Ministry of External Affairs of the Republic of India and the Ministry of foreign affairs of Mongolia.11. Memorandum of Understanding between the ministry of new and renewable energy of the government of the Republic of India and the Ministry of Energy of the government of Mongolia on cooperation in the field of renewable energy.12. Memorandum of Understanding for Cooperation between the National Security Council of the Republic of India and the National Security Council of Mongolia.13. Memorandum of Understanding between the government of the Republic of India and the government of Mongolia on the establishment of India-Mongolia Friendship Secondary School in Mongolia14. India-Mangolia sign key agreements. Memorandum of Understanding Between Tata Memorial Centre of India and National Cancer Center of Mongolia for Gifting of Bhabhatron-II Terecobalt Unit along with a radiotherapy simulator.07:15 am: Modi is also expected to meet President Tsakhiagiin Elbegdorj and attend a banquet lunch in his honour.07:08 am: The prime minister will also lay the foundation stone for an IT centre and attend a mini Naadam festival – a national sporting festival and watch wrestling, archery and horse racing events in an open arena.advertisement07:07 am: Modi will also address a community reception and banquet in Ulan Bator.07:00 am: Mongolia, a landlocked country between China and Russia, has a population of over 2.9 million. More than half of the population follow Buddhism, and about three per cent follow Islam and 2.2 per cent Christianity, while 2.9 per cent are Shamanist.06:55 am: Modi arrived in Mongolia from China in the second leg of his three-nation visit. This is the first ever Prime Ministerial visit from India to Mongolia pic.twitter.com/4taJE1UgUd&; Vikas Swarup (@MEAIndia) May 16, 2015