CM Biren meets six Indian ambassadors at Imphal


Imphal: Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh was called on by a team of six ambassadors and a high commissioner at the Chief Minister’s Secretariat in Imphal today.

They were ambassador of India to Indonesia  Manoj Kumar Bharti, ambassador of India to Tunisia,  Nguikham Jathom Gangte, ambassador of India to Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, Y.K Sailas Thangal, ambassador of India to Romania, Rahul Shrivastava, ambassador of India to Ethiopia, Robert Shetkintong and high commissioner of India to Jamaica, R. Masakui. Out of the six officials, four hails from Manipur.

An official report said that, during their meeting with the Chief Minister, the visiting team suggested to set up a Special Economic Zone for country made liquor of Sekmai with better packaging and brand building. Scope for training of selected athletes in Jamaica was also discussed. Discussion was done for export of horticulture products.

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The report said that, the Chief Minister and the visiting team further discussed on promotion of Manipur’s cultural heritage in Europe, Africa and other international fora. Besides, opportunities for employment of skilled manpower in European Countries such as Romania were also discussed. The ambassadors had also agreed to promote the upcoming Manipur Sangai Festival using their personal good relations with embassies of foreign countries in India for their participation, the report added.

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The team of ambassadors arrived in Imphal on October 16, 2022. They will interact with officials of different Government departments including Textiles, Commerce and Industries, Horticulture and Tourism for export promotion of State’s products, services and tourism. The team will also have discussion with officials of district administrations of Chandel, Bishnupur and Imphal East regarding One District One Product (ODOP). The visiting team will leave Imphal on October 19, 2022. the official report further added.


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