Make Pangsau Pass Border Trade Centre int’l attraction: Gov

NAMPONG, Jan 22: Governor B D Mishra on Wednesday said that Pangsau Pass Border Trade Centre must be made an international attraction. The governor said this at the finale of the 8th edition of Pangsau Pass International Festival (PPIF) at Nampong in Changlang district on Wednesday.
Speaking on the occasion, the governor complemented the people of Changlang for the grand festival “which started in 2007 with small beginning but great vision by former Speaker Late Setong Sena.”
He called upon MP Tapir Gao, who was present on the occasion, and local MLA Laisam Simai to further expand the PPIF.
Governor also advised the youths to shun drug and gun culture. He said that gun culture does not benefit any individual, neither his family nor the society. He called upon the youths to make themselves self reliant by entrepreneurial initiatives to become job provider instead of job seekers.
Governor asked the government officials to be punctual, meet the people and go out to the field. He advised them to judiciously utilize the grants and aids for the benefit of the people.
The Governor said that to expedite the developmental process, the government officials have to work with transparency, accountability, honesty and review their actions for mid course correction if needed. He also appealed to the people for their cooperation to ensure peace and unity in the state, which, he said, will promote in developmental process.
Emphasizing on women empowerment, the Governor called for more attention on girl child education and appealed to the people to send every child above the age of six to school.
Earlier, Governor accompanied by the Deputy Speaker Tesam Pongte, MP Tapir Gao, MLA Laisam Simai, Deputy Commissioner RK Sharma and SP Shri Mihim Gambo visited the Pangsau Pass International Festival Village ‘Tikhak Taipy’. (Raj Bhavan)