Prime Minister Narendra Modi to launch series of infrastructure projects in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch several of infrastructure projects in Andaman and Nicobar Islands on Sunday.

File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. AP

File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. AP

He will reach Port Blair on Saturday evening and will visit the Tsunami Memorial at Car Nicobar the following day.

The prime minister will lay a wreath at the memorial and light a candle at the Wall of Lost Souls, a statement from his office said.

He will then inaugurate an industrial training institute at Arong and lay the foundation stone for some infrastructure projects. The prime minister will also address a public meeting, it said.

Later in the day, Prime Minister Modi will lay a wreath at the Martyrs Column at Port Blair and will visit the Cellular Jail in the city.

Modi will hoist the high mast flag at South Point, Port Blair. He will pay floral tributes at statue of Subhash Chandra Bose at Marina Park in Port Blair, the statement said.

At the Netaji Stadium, the prime minister will release a commemorative postal stamp, coin and first day cover to mark the 75th anniversary of the hoisting of the tricolour on Indian soil by Bose.

He will also release the innovation and start-up policy for the islands.

The prime minister will inaugurate a 7 MW solar power plant, and solar village. He will also lay the foundation stone for a number of development projects and address a gathering, the statement said.

Updated Date: Dec 28, 2018 18:11 PM

Updated: December 28, 2018 — 2:42 pm