External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday left for Rome to attend Mother Teresa’s canonisation ceremony on September 4.
“Leaving for Rome to attend the canonisation ceremony of Mother Teresa,” tweeted the minister whol will be leading the official Indian delegation to attend the ceremony at the Vatican.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be leading separate delegations to the Vatican.
Mother Teresa founded the Missionaries of Charity, a Roman Catholic religious congregation that runs hospices in India. She died in 1997.