Mukherjee arrived at the lone Lengpui airport near Aizawl by IAF aircraft from where he was flown to a helipad at Thuampui in the outskirt of Aizawl by helicopter.

He was received at the Lengpui airport by state Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi, Chief Minister Lal Thanhawla, Chief Secretary Lalmalsawma and senior officials of the state and central governments and the armed forces.

He will meet Tripathi, Lal Thanhawla, members of the state council of ministers and leaders of the NGOs this evening at the Raj Bhavan where a cultural programme would be organised.

The president would be the chief guest in the convocation of the Mizoram University at the university campus in Tanhril near Aizawl on Friday after which he would return to Delhi.

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