PM on two-day visit to Kerala from today

Kochi, Jan. 7 (ANI): The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, will arrive here on Monday on a two-day visit to Kerala.

Dr. Singh, who arrives at the Naval Airport in Kochi this evening, will later lay the foundation for the integrated expansion project of the BPCL Kochi Refineries at Ambalamugal.

The Prime Minister will on Tuesday formally inaugurate the 11th edition of the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas. Dr. Singh will later take part in a meeting of the Global Advisory Council of Overseas Indians.

President of the Republic of Mauritius, Rajkeswur Purryag, will be the chief guest at the Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2013 on January 8-9 and will be honoured with the Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Award.

Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will be among those addressing the inaugural session. A host of Union Cabinet Ministers will also address the sessions.

President Pranab Mukherjee will address the valedictory function on January 9 and present Pravasi Bharatiya Samman awards. (ANI)


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