The Manipur Chief Minister – N. Biren Singh today met with the Indian Ambassadors/High Commissioners of India at the latter’s office in the Secretariat.
During the meeting, the dignitaries emphasized on the means to improve bilateral relations with other nations and urged the envoys to promote the state’s art & culture; thereby highlighting the strategies to export goods into their respective states.
The visiting team has also suggested to set-up ‘Special Economic Zone’ to export liquor of Sekmai with better packaging and brand building. Scope for training of selected athletes in Jamaica and export of horticulture products was also discussed.
Besides, the CM and visiting team was also discussed on promotion of Manipur’s cultural heritage in Europe, Africa and other international forum. Opportunities for employment of skilled manpower in in European countries, such as Romania were also discussed.
The visiting team included : 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 Srivastava, Ambassador of India to Ethiopia and High Commissioner of India to Jamaica – R. Masashi.
Taking to social media platforms, the Manipur CM wrote “I was called on by six Indian Heads of Mission at my secretariat today. It was refreshing to discuss the role of Manipur on Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi Ji’s Act East Policy and the immense potential of our state in contributing to the growth of the country as well as representing the nation in a global arena.”