President Kovind was speaking after laying the foundation stone of various works on Monday in Daman and Diu. Photo/ANI
President Kovind was speaking after laying the foundation stone of various works on Monday in Daman and Diu. Photo/ANI

President Ram Nath Kovind inaugurates development projects in Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu

ANI | Updated: Feb 18, 2020 13:13 IST

Daman and Diu [India], Feb 18 (ANI): President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday laid the foundation stone and inaugurated various developmental projects of the Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli, and Daman and Diu at a function organised here.

Speaking on the occasion, President Kovind said that this is his first visit to the Union Territory Dadra and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu as President and said, "I have been told that former president Dr APJ Abdul Kalam had visited Daman in 2003, so it is after 17 years that a president has come to visit Daman. I am all the more happy to have come here."
He expressed confidence that these projects would give new energy and momentum to the development of this Union Territory.
The President said that the central government and the Union Territory administration are making great efforts for the welfare and progress of the people. It is now the responsibility of all the citizens that all of us while being conscious of and dedicated to our duties, should work with energy and enthusiasm in the national interest, he added. (ANI)

iocl
iocl