PM arriving on Feb 15

PM arriving on Feb 15

ITANAGAR, Feb 13: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is arriving in Itanagar on February 15 on a day’s visit to the State.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to inaugurate the newly built State Civil Secretariat, State Convention Hall at Indira Gandhi Park and lay the foundation of the Academic Block of Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Naharlagun.

During the visit, Modi will also address a public meeting at IG Park here.

This will be his second visit to the State after becoming the Prime Minister. Modi had last visited the State in February 2015 and attended the Statehood Day function here.

Chief Minister Pema Khandu while calling on Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra at Raj Bhavan here today briefed him about the ensuing visit of the Prime Minister to Arunachal Pradesh. Both Governor and Chief Minister observed the PM’s visit was being seen as a great event for the people of Arunachal Pradesh, especially when so many Central Government developmental projects were afoot in the State.

They also discussed various issues pertaining to the welfare of the people of the State.  Chief Secretary Satya Gopal was also present during the discussion.

Later in the day, the Chief Minister inspected the newly constructed state-of-the-art ‘Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre’ at IG Park, to be inaugurated by the Prime Minister on February 15.

The Convention Centre has main auditorium hall of 1000-seating capacity, three mini conference halls, restaurant, administrative block and media room including open amphitheater with parking facility for more than 200 vehicles.

The entrance to the center has statues of Abo Tani, Jeet Ane with his son and dog (Kipu) to give local touch. Construction of the convention centre in the state capital was proposed keeping in mind the difficulties faced by the people for convention of meetings, VIP functions, etc.

The centre has one of the best auditoria in the state, which is equipped with state-of-the-art infrastructure enabling direct telecast, huge screen (wall-mounted), visualizer to display printed material on screen, controlled lighting and sound, etc with Wi-Fi facility. The hall is ideal for large conferences, seminars, film screenings, presentations, theatre and cultural performances of all kinds.

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