Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman met Wing Commander Abhinandan Varthaman today and conveyed to him that the entire nation is proud of his courage.
Early today, Abhinandan met his family members as well as several top officials of the Indian Air Force, they said.
Wg. Cmdr. Abhinandan arrived in the national capital around 11.45 p.m. on March 1 and soon after he was taken to the Air Force Central Medical Establishment (AFCME), a compact and specialized medical evaluation center for aircrew of all the three services.