US Ambassador A. Peter Burleigh seeing the sand art by famous sand artist Sudarsan Patnaik at Puri beach on Tuesday
Puri: The US Ambassador to India, A Peter Burleigh his wife and U.S. Consul General Katherine Dhanani were in Puri on Tuesday.

Burleigh, who is in a two day visit to Odisha, first visited Silpigram, Raghurajpur and saw various potraits made by the artists and had a brief discussion with them.

Later they had a glimpse of the Jagannath temple from Emar Math roof top and left for the beach. They were impressed by the sand art by eminent sand artist of International repute, Sudarshan Patnaik. They spent near about 20 minutes there.

Burleigh is scheduled to meet Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today.