NEW DELHI, Aug 5 - Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal called on President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhawan here this morning and extended an invitation to him to visit Assam.
In course of their half-an-hour discussion, the President told Sonowal that he is looking forward to visit Assam and the Northeast sometime in October-November.
Referring to the Presidential Retreats at Mashobra in Shimla and Bolarum near Hyderabad, Sonowal requested Kovind to take initiative for setting up of a similar retreat in the Northeast. �A Presidential Retreat in the Northeast would symbolize the unity of the country signifying its diverse cultures,� Sonowal said.
The President appreciated Sonowal for conceiving the idea and assured to look into the matter in the right earnest.