Dr. Manmohan Singh arriving at bhubaneswar airport for ISC
Dr. Manmohan Singh arriving at bhubaneswar airport for ISC
Bhubaneswar: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived here on Monday to open the 99th Indian Science Congress at the KIIT University campus today.

Singh who reached here along with Union Science and Technology Minister Vilasrao Desmukh and Union Planning Minister of State Aswini Kumar, was received at the airport by Governor Muralidhar Chandrakant Bhandare, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Chief Secretary Bijay Patnaik, PCC Chief Niranjan Patnaik, Leader of Opposition Bhupinder Singh and senior officials of the State Government, said sources.

After his arrival the Prime Minister with his wife Gurusaran Kaur, left for Raj Bhawan for an overnight stay.

As per sources, the Prime Minister is scheduled to inaugurate the 99th edition of ISC at 10 AM at the KIIT campus as will also visit State Congress Bhawan and would spend around 15 minutes with PCC senior leaders before leaving for New Delhi.