President arrives on 2-day visit to JK

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Jammu, Apr 18S: President Ram Nath Kovind, accompanied by First Lady Savita Kovind Wednesday arrived in Jammu on 2-day visit.
Governor N N Vohra, Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Speaker Legislative Assembly Kavinder Gupta, Chairman Legislative Council Haji Anayat Ali, Deputy Chief Minister, Dr Nirmal Singh, Minister for Revenue Abdul Rehman Veeri, Minister for Cooperatives Chering Dorjay, Minister for PHE Sham Lal Choudhary and Minister for Food Civil Supplies & Consumer Affairs Zulfkar Ali received the President at the Technical Airport here.
Chief Secretary B B Vyas, Director General of Police Dr S P Vaid, Divisional Commissioner Jammu Hemant Kumar Sharma and military and paramilitary officials were also present on the occasion.
The President addressed the sixth Convocation of Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU) at Katra.
Over 880 scholars received their degrees and merit certificates at the ceremony. Founder & Chairman of Bharti Enterprises, Sunil Bharti Mittal and Chairman-cum-Managing Director, Munjal Auto Engineering Ltd, Sudhir Munjal were conferred honorary Doctorate by SMVDU on the occasion.
A civic reception was held at Amar Mahal Lawns in Jammu city to honor the President.