NEW DELHI: President Pranab Mukherjee will visit the Retreat in Mashobra near Shimla from today.
During the five-day tour, the President will address the Golden Jubilee Convocation of Indira Gandhi Medical College.
Governor of Himachal Pradesh Acharya Devvrat will host a cultural programme and banquet in honour of the President.
President Mukherjee will host a reception for senior dignitaries of the state, Ministers, officials and journalists.
The Retreat is part of the Presidents Estate and is located in a picturesque surrounding, thousand feet higher than the Shimla Ridge Top.
Originally constructed in 1850, it was taken over by the then Viceroy in 1895.