Vladimir Putin: President of Russia. The visit was aimed at reviving the historic friendship that has faded over the years, as also seeked to improve cooperation in energy, defence and nuclear power.
Abdul Hamid: President of Bangladesh.
Arun Majumdar: A top Indian-American scientist from Stanford University, he has been appointed as one of the Science Envoys of the USA. Along with three other distinguished scientists, he will engage internationally at the citizen and government levels to develop partnerships, improve collaboration, and forge mutually beneficial relationships between other nations and the USA to stimulate increased scientific cooperation and foster economic prosperity.
Rolene Strauss: A 22-year-old South African woman, she has won the Miss World 2014 beauty pageant, held in London on Sunday. Hungary’s Edina Kulcsár came second; Elizabeth Safrit of USA came third.