Sat, 18 Feb 2012 07:41:38 GMT

Operation Sadbhavna: Kashmiri students meet Farooq Abdullah

New Delhi, Feb 17 (PTI) A group of students from remote areas of Jammu and Kashmir today met Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy, Farooq Abdullah here.

The students, who are on an educational tour organised by 38 Rashtriya Rifles under ''Operation Sadbhavna'', had a detailed interaction with the minister.

Abdullah praised the initiative to expose the young students from far flung areas to the outside world through Sadbhavna Mission and hoped that more such programmes at various levels will be undertaken, a Ministry release said.

The minister asked the young students to follow the path of truth, righteousness, secularism, communal harmony and nationalism.

"Abdullah urged the visiting students to care for the environment and inculcate a spirit of love for nature and its resources," the release said.

Officers from the Ministry made a presentation on renewable energy and explained the nature and use of renewable energy and its increasing significance, it added.

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