President Kovind lays foundation stone of Lakshadweep’s 1st super specialty hospital at Kavaratti

  • The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, who was on a first ever 2-day State Visit to the Union Territory of Lakshadweep, has laid the foundation stone for Lakshadweep’s 1stSuper Specialty Hospital at Kavaratti.

Key Points:

  • Dineshwar Sharma, the Administrator of Lakshadweep along with other officials received the President at Agatti Airport with a traditional welcome and was accorded a Guard of Honour from a joint group of 160 different forces.
  • President also praised Rehmath Beegum Sailaniyoda, the only woman who received Padma Shri (1999) from Lakshadweep in the field of Medicine.
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