Salvation Army General Linda Bond is scheduled to visit Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh on January 8 and 9.
“This will be the second Indian visit by the Salvation Army General and first ever to Andhra Pradesh,” Divisional Commander P. John Williams, told a press conference, here on Saturday.
Linda Bond, who is at the helm of affairs of the Salvation Army, a Christian denomination and an international movement known for its charity work in 126 countries across the world, will participate in various programmes during her two-day visit.
“In her five-year tenure, the General will work to achieve the slogan of ‘One Army, One Mission, One Message. The Nellore visit is part of her three-day Indian tour,” said Mr. Williams.
General Bond will land at Chennai on January 7 and will formally inaugurate a human development centre set up by the Salvation Army members. On the morning of January 8, she will travel by road to Nellore.
Later, she will address a youth meeting and a public meeting.
She will be accompanied by Indian Central Territory Commissioner M.Y. Immaneul, Rejina Chandrabai and State-level officers of Salvation Army, he said.
Capt. D. Guruvaiah, Maj. K. Ramanaiah, Capt. K. Srinivasa Rao, Capt. N. Bhaskar Rao, soldiers D. David Livingston, K. Syam Kumar, Ch. Kanakambaram and B. Benarge were present.