New Delhi: Central government sought explanation from Kerala CM Pinarayi Vijayan regarding the Dubai visit. The Central External Ministry clarified that the government officials could not be accompanied for private visits. The Centre has also sought explanation from the Health Minister Veena George on her Dubai visit. Meanwhile her explanation is that she will pay the cost on her trip to Dubai.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan sought approval from the central government for UK, Norway visits. Meanwhile, instead of coming back to Kerala after UK, Norway visits, CM decided to visit Dubai too. Later, he sent an application regarding this to the Central External Ministry.
CM informed the Centre that the visit to Dubai is personnel. Meanwhile, the Centre asked if it is a personal visit why the CM accompanied the personnel staff. The Central External Ministry sought an explanation regarding this to the Chief Minister.