PM Modi to Inaugurate Kochi Metro Rail, Says CM

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan today informed the Assembly that Kochi Metro will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

The State Government is in regular contact with the Prime Minister’s Office to get a convenient date of Modi to inaugurate the prestigious rail project, the Chief Minister said.

Earlier, Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran had stated that the Chief Minister will inaugurate the project on May 30 as the Prime Minister’s Office had not responded to the invitation.

However, the Chief Minister downplayed the Minister’s remarks saying that his office was in touch with PM’s office to obtain the date for the inauguration.