Amid tight security arrangements, UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi arrived Jammu on Saturday on a day-long visit.

Ms. Gandhi was received at the airport by Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah and Pradesh Congress Committee chief Saifuddin Soz.

She is accompanied by Union Minister for Health and Medical Education Ghulam Nabi Azad and AICC General Secretary in-charge of the State Prithvi Raj Chouhan.

In view of her visit to Jammu city, multi-tier security has been thrown in and around GDCT complex which will be inaugurated by her, police officials said.

Special Protection Group is guarding the venue along with CRPF and police.

The venue has been sealed for civilian movement and traffic on the adjacent roads diverted.

Ms. Gandhi will inaugurate the newly-built Gurjar Desh Charitable Trust (GDCT) complex and is also expected to meet Congress leaders and get a briefing from them on the organisational matters in the State.