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PM Modi arrives in Gujarat to attend DGPs' conference in Ahmedabad

The PM tweeted that the discussions at the DGPs/IGPs conference would strengthen the country's "security apparatus"

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar
Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

Friday arrived in to attend the annual conference of of Police.

arrived at the in the morning, where he was received by Chief and Deputy Chief Nitin Patel, a state government release said.

From the airport, left for the near Kevadiya in district to attend the annual conference of DGPs and IGPs. The venue for the meet is a 'tent-city' set up near the 182-metre tall statue dedicated to country's

The three-day event began on Thursday in the presence of

Before heading for the conference, Modi visited the Statue of Unity, the world's tallest statue, which he had unveiled on October 31.

Modi also paid floral tributes to

The PM tweeted that the discussions at the DGPs/IGPs conference would strengthen the country's "security apparatus".

"Reached in for the Conference of DGPs/IGPs. Looking forward to fruitful deliberations that will strengthen our security apparatus," he said in the tweet.

"Paid tributes to the great at the '' As India's Home Minister, his contribution towards building the framework of our is immense," the PM added.

In another tweet, Modi urged the countrymen to visit the world's tallest statue.

"I would specially urge you all to visit and see the 'Statue of Unity'. Some friends told me that the Statue can also be seen during Delhi-flights. So, next time you are flying that route do try to spot the Statue," Modi said in another tweet.

On Saturday, Modi is scheduled to address the BJP women's wing workers on the last day of a convention of the party's Mahila Morcha at Trimandir, a temple complex near Adalaj village in Gandhinagar.

First Published: Fri, December 21 2018. 12:55 IST
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