President Pranab Mukherjee is arriving here on Friday to stay in Rashtrapati Nilayam in Secunderabad for a 14-day southern sojourn from December 18 to 31.
During his stay, the President will attend the convocation of Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering, Secunderabad on December 19. On December 22 and 23, the President will visit Karnataka State where he would attend second convocation of Central University of Karnataka on December 22 at Gulbarga. On the same day, he will also inaugurate the Magneto Encephalography Equipment and renovated heritage building of the National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences (NIMHANS), Bangalore. He will also dedicate NIMHANS to the nation as an Institute of national importance.
On December 23, the President will attend the 150th Anniversary of Bishop Cotton Boys’ School and lay foundation stone of the State Cancer Institute at the Kidwai Memorial Institute of Oncology, Bengaluru. On December 25, the President will inaugurate the Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam’s Veda-Patasala at Ai Bhimavaram, Andhra Pradesh.
On December 27, the President will deliver the inaugural address at the Indian Economic Association’s Annual Conference at Prof. Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Hyderabad. He will also attend on the same day the Purnahuthi of Ayutha Chandi Maha Yagam being organized by the Telangana State Government at Erravelli village in Medak universal peace and prosperity.
Governor of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh ESL Narasimhan will host a dinner in honor of the President on December 29. The President will host a reception for senior dignitaries of the State, ministers, officials and others at the Rashtrapati Nalayam, Secunderabad on December 30. (NSS)