Bhubaneswar/Berhampur: President Ram Nath Kovind today arrived in the State on a two-day visit during which he will attend a function at the Army Air Defence College (AADC) near Gopalpur in Ganjam district.
The President arrived at the Biju Patnaik International Airport in Bhubaneswar at 2.30 pm and proceeded straight to AADC in Golabandh military airbase. He will spend the night at the AADC.
Governor Ganeshi Lal, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Union Ministers Dharmendra Pradhan and Pratap Sarangi, Chief Secretary Asit Tripathy and DGP BK Sharma welcomed the President at the airport.
Elaborate security arrangements have been made for the President’s visit.