Itanagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday interacted with a delegation of several community-based organisations (CBOs) of Arunachal Pradesh at his residence in Delhi and enquired about their experience of their recent visit to Gujarat, especially to Kevadia and GIFT City (Gujarat International Finance Tec-City).
The Prime Minister also discussed the historical and cultural ties between Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat. Modi expressed his happiness on meeting the delegation.
“Had an excellent meeting with tribal leaders from Arunachal Pradesh. We discussed different aspects relating to the state’s development and fulfilling the wishes of the people,” PM Modi stated in a tweet.
Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu, who along with his Ministerial colleagues Bamang Felix, Alo Libang and Mama Natung was present on the occasion, mentioned that with support from Central Government, how Arunachal Pradesh is taking big strides in infrastructural development, and the long-pending Assam-Arunachal border dispute has been resolved.
“We are grateful to PM for helping us resolve the decades-old border dispute with Assam, where CBO members played gargantuan role. We are treading on development trajectory under the guidance of PM, as our State is witnessing a new sunshine in development of infrastructure,” Khandu tweeted after the meeting with Prime Minister.
“Celebrating cultural diversity & plurality through mutual appreciation and reciprocity! A privilege and honour for us as PM Narendra Modi Ji interacted with leaders of Community Based Organisations (CBOs) of Arunachal Pradesh, today,” Khandu wrote on his Twitter handle.
“For us this was an opportune moment to collectively express our heartfelt gratitude to Hon PM for the development our State has witnessed in last nine years. Thank you Sir.”
He said the PM appreciated the deep cultural, historical bonding between Arunachal Pradesh and Gujarat and learnt about the experiences of CBO members’ visit to the Statue of Unity at Kevadia and GIFT City.
Khandu further said, “We have been blessed to have the august presence of Hon PM on Land of Rising Sun in the past. We all truly cherish his presence in Arunachal Pradesh again and extend a kind invitation to him to be amongst us. It’s always an occasion for us to celebrate. A truly memorable day!”