Prime Minister to hold first post-surgery official meet on Wednesday

March 3rd, 2009 - 10:03 pm ICT by ANI  

Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, March 3 (ANI): Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will attend to his first engagement on Wednesday, as he would hold official talks with the President of Benin, Boni Yayi, in the capital on Wednesday since recuperating from bypass surgery at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) which kept him away from office for five weeks.

Though the official talks are scheduled to take place at the Prime Minister’’s residence in place of the Hyderabad House, meant for such kind of meetings.

Singh will hold delegation-level discussions with the leader of the West African nation and oversee signing of some agreements, said officials on Tuesday

76-year-old Singh underwent a ”redo” coronary artery bypass surgery to remove five blockages in his heart at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences on January 24 and has since been recuperating.

Dr. Singh has been attending to urgent official work from home for a few days now but the Wednesday talks with the President of Benin will be his first official engagement since undergoing treatment. (ANI)

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