The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today released two books – 'Speeches of the President – Vol.III' and 'Presidential Retreats' at a function in the historic Durbar Hall in Rashtrapati Bhawan. The function was one of the events to mark the birthday of President Pranab Mukherjee.
Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister congratulated President Mukherjee on completing 80 years of age. The Prime Minister said President Pranab Mukherjee had fulfilled responsibilities in many high positions in the Union Government in the course of his political career. He described himself as fortunate to have had a chance to work with the President, as Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister said the books were extremely well-written, and gave an insight into the sharp and perceptive mind of the President.