Ansari on a five-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir
Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday arrived on a five-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir.
Srinagar: Vice President Hamid Ansari on Friday arrived on a five-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir during which he will hold interactions with Governor NN Vohra, Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and attend a function at the University of Kashmir.
Ansari was received at the Srinagar Technical Airport here by the Governor, the Chief Minister and senior officials of the civil administration and police. He later flew by a chopper to Raj Bhawan, official sources said.
This is Ansari`s first visit to Kashmir since his re-election as Vice President of the country last month, they said.
Omar is scheduled to call on Ansari this evening while Vohra will host the Vice President at Raj Bhawan during his stay in the summer capital of the state, the sources said.
Ansari will visit Pahalgam tourist resort in south Kashmir tomorrow for an overnight stay while he will visit Dachigam National Park in the outskirts of the city on his return here on Sunday, they said.
The Vice President will be the chief guest at the National Science Congress organised at Kashmir University on Monday, the sources added.