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President to visit J&K tomorrow
Onkar Singh in New Delhi | July 27, 2006 16:19 IST
President A P J Kalam will be visiting Jammu and Kashmir on Friday and will return to Delhi on Saturday. This was confirmed by an official at the Rashtrapati Bhavan.
"The President will first go to Leh, where he will take part in the International Bhuddhist Conference and then fly to Srinagar, where he will address the Assembly. Later, he will take part in the diamond jubilee celebrations of the Jammu and Kashmir high court," S M Khan, press secretary to the President said.
The President spend the night at the Raj Bhavan, where the Governor Lt Gen (Retd) S K Sinha will host a dinner in his honour.
Security forces in the valley have been put on full alert and all the routes that President and his entourage are likely to take have been sanitised to ensure tight security.