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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"

Narendra Modi  |  Gujarat  |  Government Of India

Press Trust of India  |  Ahmedabad 

Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar
Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

Prime Minister Friday arrived in to attend the annual conference of Directors General and Inspectors General of Police.

arrived at the in the morning, where he was received by Chief Minister and Deputy Chief Minister 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 first Home Minister

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

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 Kevadia 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 security systems 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 Kevadia 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