Port Blair, Feb 27: The Hon'ble President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, accompanied by the First Lady of India, Shrimati Savita Kovind arrived to a warm welcome in Swaraj Dweep today (Feb. 27). They were received by the Lt Governor, A&N Islands & Vice Chairman, Islands Development Agency, Admiral DK Joshi, PVSM, AVSM, YSM, NM, VSM (Retd.), as soon as they alighted from defence helicopter at Swaraj Dweep helipad.

Among others present to receive the President included the Principal Secretary, A&N Administration, Shri Vijay Kumar, Chief of Staff, ANC, Rear Admiral Suraj Berry, Deputy Commissioner (SA), Shri Suneel Anchipaka, SP South Andaman, Shri Ravi Kumar Singh.

Tomorrow (Feb. 28), the Hon'ble President will be briefed and updated on Andaman Nicobar Command activities at Radhanagar Beach. He will also witness the operational demonstration planned by ANC.