PM arrives in Ahmedabad; to attend IIM-A`s convocation

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here to take part in the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A)`s annual convocation.

Last Updated: Mar 26, 2011, 15:23 PM IST

Ahmedabad: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
arrived here on Saturday to take part in the Indian Institute of
Management-Ahmedabad (IIM-A)`s annual convocation.

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will share the
stage with the PM at the convocation ceremony of the top
business school which is celebrating its golden jubilee year.
IIM-A had invited the Prime Minister to be the chief
guest at the ceremony and the invitation was accepted by him.

Singh will be the third Prime Minister to preside over
the IIM-A`s convocation function after Indira Gandhi in 1968
and P V Narasimha Rao in 1993.
The Prime Minister is also scheduled to visit ISRO
facilities located on the Satellite Road here and interact
with scientists.

Some Gujarat Congress leaders are slated to meet him
during the visit.

Tight security arrangements have been made for the
Prime Minister`s visit, police officials said.

PTI