The Hon’ble Vice President of India Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, on his maiden two-day tour of Arunachal Pradesh arrived at Itanagar on 15th June 2018.
The Governor Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) received the Vice President at Raj Bhavan. Chief Minister Shri Pema Khandu, Deputy Chief Minister Shri Chowna Mein, Cabinetministers and State senior officers were present on the occasion. A ceremonial Guard of Honour was presented to the Vice President by Arunachal Pradesh Police at the Raj Bhavan, Itanagar.
Later, the Vice President had a brief interaction with the Governor, Chief Minister, Deputy Chief Minister and Chief Secretary Shri Satya Gopal.
On 16th June 2018, the Hon’ble Vice President of India has, on the request of the Governor, consented before leaving the Raj Bhavan for Dorjee Khandu State Convention Centre, Itanagar to plant a sapling of Red Sandalwood (Rakta Chandana) at the front lawn of Raj Bhavan.
The Vice President will be laying the foundation stone for seepage management system and storm water drainage system of Itanagar at Itanagar and address the research scholars and faculty members of North Eastern Regional Institute of Science and Technology (NERIST) at Nirjuli, near Itanagar on 16 th June 2018.