PM meets schoolchildren from J&K

NEW DELHI: A group of 24 schoolchildren from the Mawar Valley of Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The students, belonging to Classes 6 to 8, are currently on a tour to various parts of the country as part of the Indian Army’s Operation Sadbhavna.

The Prime Minister interacted with the students on various subjects such as their studies, and their interest in sports.

The students were thrilled when the Prime Minister mentioned the names of cricketer Parvez Rasool and recent UPSC topper and IAS Officer Shah Faisal.

Prime Minister Modi further said he looked forward to meeting these youth icons from the state of Jammu and Kashmir soon.

In a reply to a question from a student, the Prime Minister said that Jammu and Kashmir has a lot of potential in sectors such as tourism and horticulture.

The Chief of Army Staff, General Dalbir Singh, was also present during the occasion.

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