Shillong (IANS): Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam has cancelled his scheduled visit to Meghalaya to inaugurate the Children's Science Congress for health reasons.
"Dr.Kalam will not inaugurate the Children's Science Congress due to his ill-health,", Thirumalchari Ramasami, general president of the 96th Indian Science Congress, said here.
Kalam was to inaugurate the Children's Science Congress Monday. M.G.K. Menon will inaugurate the congress which is one of the major event of the Indian Science Congress.
The former president was scheduled to arrive here Sunday evening and deliver a lecture at the Rajiv Gandhi Indian Institute of Management in Shillong.
He was also slated to inaugurate the state-of-the-art PARAM Sheersh, a supercomputing facility for bio-informatics and computational biology at the Northeastern Hill University.