PM Modi addresses convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University, inaugurates multi-speciality hospital in J&K - In Pics

On his visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that both Centre and state government will work closely for taking the state to "new heights" of development.

Katra: On his visit to Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that both Centre and state government will work closely for taking the state to "new heights" of development.

On his first visit to the state after the new government assumed office on April 4, Modi came out in fulsome praise of Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti and hoped that the formation of new government led by "young and energetic leadership will usher in a new era of development across the state."

At the same time, he invoking Atal Bihari Vajpayee's vision of 'Insaniyat, Kashmiriyat and Jamhooriat' as the way out to resolve problems in J&K.

PM Modi addressed the convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University and inaugurated a multi-speciality hospital.

Later he tweeted - "There is something very beautiful about J&K that draws me to the state so often. Always happy to be in J&K" - and posted some of the pictures from his visit on micro-blogging site Twitter.

See them below:

(With Agency inputs)

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