President Pranab Mukherjee arrived here on Monday on a two-day visit to Meghalaya and Assam.
He was received by Governor J B Patnaik at the Lokopriyo Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport.
The President arrived in a special IAF aircraft and directly left for Shillong by a helicopterr.
In Meghalaya,the President will address the members of the state assembly today in Shillong. Tomorrow,he is scheduled to inaugurate the Innovation Club and attend the North-Eastern Hill University convocation,according to official sources.
Arriving here tomorrow in Assam,Mukherjee will inaugurate a national seminar ‘Continuing Legal Education and Children’ and ‘Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act,2012’.
The seminar is organised by the Bar Council of Assam,Nagaland,Mizoram,Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim to mark the closing of its golden jubilee celebrations.