President Pratibha Patil to visit Meghalaya todayOctober 22nd, 2008 - 11:30 am ICT by ANI
Shillong, Oct 22 (ANI): President Pratibha Patil will arrive in Meghalaya today to attend the centenary celebration of the Laban Bengali Girls Higher Secondary School.
During her visit, President Patil is also scheduled to inaugurate the Baljek Airport in West Garo Hills district of Meghalaya.
The President is arriving here after completing her three-day visit to Assam, where she laid the foundation stone of the Tezpur Medical College in Sonitpur District.
The college will be built by the Assam Government at a cost of around Rs 160 crore at Tumuki village, 20 km away from Tezpur.
This will be the fifth medical college in Assam.
The State Government has allocated 35 acres of land in Tumuki to set up the medical college. (ANI)
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