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PM to attend military commanders meeting, flag off Vande Bharat Express in Bhopal today 

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Bhopal today and attend the combined military commanders conference and flag off Vande Bharat Express (Pic. Courtesy ANI)

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Bhopal, the capital of Madhya Pradesh, today to attend the combined military commanders conference and flag off the country’s 11th Vande Bharat Express.

“Will be in Bhopal today. In the morning will take part in the Combined Commanders’ Conference and later will flag off the Vande Bharat Express between Bhopal and New Delhi. This train will boost connectivity between MP and Delhi,” PM Modi tweeted today.

The Vande Bharat Express will cut the travel time between Bhopal and Delhi  and is equipped with state-of-the-art passenger amenities for a more comfortable travel experience for rail users. It will also boost tourism and promote economic development in the region.

During his visit, the Prime Minister will attend the Combined Commanders’ Conference-2023 at the Kushabhau Thakre Hall in Bhopal at around 10 am.

The three-day conference of Military Commanders is being held from March 30 to April 1, 2023, on the theme ‘Ready, Resurgent, Relevant’.

“During the Conference, deliberations will be held over a varied spectrum of issues pertaining to national security, including jointness and theaterisation in the Armed Forces. Preparation of the Armed Forces and progress in defence ecosystem towards attaining ‘Aatmanirbharta’ will also be reviewed,” according to an official statement.

“The conference will witness the participation of commanders from the three armed forces and senior officers from the Ministry of Defence. Inclusive and informal interaction will also be held with soldiers, sailors and airmen from Army, Navy and Air Force who will contribute to the deliberations,” it added.