Mizoram CM Meets PM Modi, Discusses Myanmar Refugee Issue

Mizoram CM Meets Modi in Delhi

Mizoram Chief Minister Zoramthanga on Tuesday called-on the Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the latter’s office in New Delhi, and discussed a wide range of issues, including the appointment of Chief Secretary and Myanmar refugees.

Zoramthanga urged PM Modi to appoint a Chief Secretary who is well-aware with the knowledge of working standards of Mizo language, an official statement said on Wednesday.

He also requested the Prime Minister to be sympathetic to the Myanmar nationals who had crossed the boundaries and taking shelter in the state, to escape the political tensions and Military Coup, and requested the PM to extend possible assistance to the distraught people.

Responding to the same, PM Modi assured the Mizoram CM of taking-up the matter with senior officials.

The Chief Minister also apprised PM Modi about the need to have a separate All India Services cadre for the state.

According to the official press release, the Mizoram CM stated that the proposal, despite having been assented in the past by former Prime Ministers and Home Ministers had not concretized and sought the Prime Minister’s intervention on the issue.

The Chief Minister while informing the Prime Minister of various steps undertaken by the state government to develop bamboo resources in the state stressed on the provision of funding the Bamboo Link Roads for maximum utilization of bamboo resources.

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