New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today had a chit chat with a group of children from Jammu and Kashmir, talking about their studies, sports, tourism and other such subjects.
The 24 children, students of classes VI to VIII, met the Prime Minister here while on a countrywide tour as part of the Indian Army's ‘Operation Sadbhavna'.
“The Prime Minister interacted with the students, on various subjects such as their studies, and their interest in sports,” a PMO statement said.
“The students were thrilled when the Prime Minister mentioned the names of cricketer Parvez Rasool, and recent UPSC topper and IAS officer Shah Faisal,” the statement said, adding Modi said he looked forward to meeting these youth icons from Jammu and Kashmir soon.
In a reply to a question from a student, Modi said Jammu and Kashmir had a lot of potential in sectors such as tourism and horticulture.
Chief of Army Staff Gen. Dalbir Singh was also present.