M Venkaiah Naidu, the Vice President of India arrived at Aizawl today for a two-day visit. The Vice- President was received at Lengpui Airport by Dr. Hari Babu Kambhampati, Governor of Mizoram and Dr. R. Lalthangliana, Health & Family Welfare Minister and other state officials.

The Vice President attended a short cultural show at the Raj Bhavan where cultural dances were performed as a welcome gesture. The Vice President later sat down for a meeting with Chief Minister Zoramthanga. During his meeting the CM requested the Vice President to take measures for Mizoram to have a separate cadre in the All India service officers so as to provide effective administration.

The Vice President is scheduled to deliver a speech in the ongoing Mizoram Legislative Assembly Budget session tomorrow.