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Ambassadors from six Asean countries call on Mizoram Governor

Ambassadors from six Asean countries call on Mizoram Governor
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Aizawl, Mar 9 (PTI) Ambassadors of six Asean countries

- Laos, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia, Indonesia and Vietnam -

called on Mizoram Governor P S Sreedharan Pillai on Monday and

discussed a wide range of issues, including border trade.

During the interaction that lasted for more than an

hour, Pillai expressed hope that their visit will bring closer

ties between India and Asean countries and more importantly,

bigger activities at the border trade centres in the eastern

side of Mizoram, Raj Bhavan sources said.

The ambassadors of Association of Southeast Asian

Nations (Asean) countries also shared their experiences in

Mizoram with the governor and called their trip as culturally

enriching and also extremely important in the context of trade

viabilities.

They considered Mizoram to be Indias gateway in term

of trade with the Asean countries.

Among others, cultural exchanges, trade opportunities,

Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport project were discussed

during the interaction.

In the afternoon Pillai hosted luncheon for the

visiting ambassadors.

The group came to Mizoram to attend Chapchar Kut

festival which concluded on Friday.

They also met chief minister Zoramthanga, chief

secretary Lalnunmawia Chuaungo and other senior officials and

visited the Indo-Myanmar border area in Champhai district last

week. PTI COR

RG RG


Disclaimer :- This story has not been edited by Outlook staff and is auto-generated from news agency feeds. Source: PTI

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