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Green Valley students meet President

Children of Green Valley National School and PU College students were invited to Rashtrapathy Bhavan on 16 November 2013. Seventeen students and five staff led by the Managing Trustee  Syed Abdu Khader and Principal John Mathew led the team which was received at the special conference room at Rashtrapathy Bhavan by President Pranab Mukherji who was briefed by the Principal on the work done to enhance good education at a remote place like Shiroor and highlighted the quality of educational opportunities available for students. The President was invited to Green Valley by the Principal. The President appraised the students on the need to harness their potential for the benefit of society and motherland. He highlighted the need for students to learn from the history of our country and advised them to uphold the richness of our heritage while visiting historical places in and around Delhi. The meeting was followed by high tea and a guided tour of the Mughal Gardens and Rashtrapathi Bhavan. Green Valley students and teachers were on a nine-day visit to Delhi.

The Green Valley students also met Shrimati Sonia Ghandhi, President of Indian National Congress during this visit. She interacted with the students and enquired about the school and studies. She also advised the students to benefit from opportunities to learn more through opportunities at their disposal and gladly accepted the invitation to visit Green Valley.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 1-15 December 2013 on page no. 13

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