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CM Parrikar to return to Goa this week: Official

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

Manohar Parrikar, who is in the US for treatment of a pancreatic ailment, will return to the state this week, a said today.

Parrikar, 62, has been in the US for treatment since March this year.

"The will return to the state this week though the exact date was yet to be confirmed," a in the (CMO) said.

He said the CMO was making arrangements for Parrikar's return.

"The would be arriving from USA to and then from there by another flight to Goa," he said.

Before leaving Goa, Parrikar had formed a cabinet advisory committee to guide the on governance and other issues, in his absence.

The committee comprises Sudin Dhavalikar (of the Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party), (of the BJP) and Vijai Sardesai (of the Forward Party).

The MGP and the Forward Party are allies of the ruling BJP in the coastal state.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 14:15 IST