PM arrives in Mumbai; to attend High Court, IIT events
The Prime Minister would deliver Golden Jubilee Convocation address at IIT-Bombay.
Mumbai: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived on Friday on a two-day visit, during which he will be the chief guest at the closing ceremony of sesquicentennial celebration of Bombay High Court, and deliver convocation address at Indian Institute of Technology here tomorrow.
The High Court function, to be held at National Centre for Performing Arts, will be attended by Chief Justice of India S H Kapadia, Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan, Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan, Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid, Attorney General G E Vahanavati, Goa Governor B V Wanchoo, and Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parikkar.
Later, the Prime Minister would deliver Golden Jubilee Convocation address at IIT-Bombay.
Governor Sankaranarayanan, Chavan and Union Minister for HRD Kapil Sibal would be present on the occasion.
Also, at the Golden Jubilee Convocation, the degree of `Doctor of Science, Honoris Causa` will be conferred upon industrialist and philanthropist Azim Premji.