Sikkim Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang and his Manipur counterpart N Biren Singh on Friday agreed to further strengthen the ties between the two states and work together towards improving the economies and the living standards of the people of both the northeastern states.
The chief ministers of Manipur and Sikkim also vowed to make “Northeast the growth engine of the nation” a vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
“As Northeast Indian states get closer with enhanced connectivity, we will continue to work together to fulfill Hon’ble PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji’s vision of making Northeast the growth engine of the Nation,” Manipur CM Biren Singh said after meeting his Sikkim counterpart PS Tamang.
Sikkim Chief Minister PS Tamang came to Imphal in Manipur on Friday.
The two Chief Ministers discussed a range of key issues, such as trade and commerce, and tourism among other.
Earlier, Sikkim’s Chief Minister was warmly welcomed on arrival at Imphal International Airport to attend the historic Shandmashik Vishwa Shanti Mahayagya at Santolabari.
Tamang is accompanied by Sikkim minister Bedu Singh Panth, Darjeeling MP Raju Bista and SD Dhakal, secretary to CM.