PANAJI: After Leader of Opposition (LOP), BJP Calangute MLA Michael Lobo today requested Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to request the Prime Minister’s Office to include Goa in the itinerary of Pope Francis during his visit in 2024 to India.
“As Pope Francis finalises his visit to India, every Goan would love to see His Holiness visit the State. We will see that Goa is listed in Pope’s itinerary,” said Lobo.
He further said that Goa is in his Heart, and he is sure that he will come to pay his respect to the relics of St Francis Xavier at Old Goa.
“We would also impress upon Chief Minister Pramod Sawant to request PMO India to list Goa in the Itinerary of Pope’s visit to India,” he added.
Pope Francis said Sunday he plans to visit India next year and is studying a possible trip to Mongolia later in 2023 in what would be a first for a pope.
Pope Francis outlined his upcoming travel schedule during his flight back to Rome from South Sudan.
Leader of Opposition (LoP) Yuri Alemao yesterday requested CM to ensure Goa Remains on the Itinerary of Pope Francis During his India Visit in 2024.