Chandigarh, Feb 8 – Prime Minister of Mauritius, Dr. Navinchandra Ramgoolam, who today visited Kurukshetra, was given a rousing reception by the people of the area and a civic reception was held in his honour at Prabhu Dayal Polytechnic College. The Prime Minister inaugurated the second block of the institute and appreciated the facilities being provided to the students.
The Rajya Sabha MP and Chairman of the Management Committee of the College, Dr.Ram Parkash welcomed the Prime Minister and his wife Mrs.Veena Ramgoolam. He said that it was heartening that the Prime Minister had been to this place for the second time in eight years. With his visit the bilateral relations between India and Mauritius would be further strengthened.
The Prime Minister also released a book entitled as Guru Virjanand Dandi Jiwan aur Darshan by Dr.Ram Parkash.
Irrigation Minister, Mr.H.S.Chatha, Industries Minister, Mr.Randeep Singh Surjewala and MP, Mr.Ishwar Singh also presented mementoes to the Prime Minister. Mrs.Asha Hooda, wife of Chief Minister, Mr.Bhupinder Singh Hooda also presented a memento to the Prime Minister and his wife.