President on two-day visit to Goa from Saturday

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Panaji, July 6 (IANS) President Ram Nath Kovind will arrive in Goa on Saturday on a two-day visit, his first to the coastal state as President.

On Saturday morning, he is scheduled to address the 30th annual convocation of the Goa University at the university grounds located on the outskirts of the capital.

Later in the day, he will attend a civic reception hosted by the state government in his honour.

On Sunday, the President is scheduled to visit the Basilica of Bom Jesus, a UNESCO endorsed world heritage site in the popular Old Goa Church complex and also visit the Mangueshi Temple in Mardol, located nearly 35 km from Panaji, before returning to the national capital.

–IANS

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