Improve air and road connectivity with ASEAN: Tuki

tuukiiNEW DELHI, Mar 11: Chief Minister Nabam Tuki called for immediate measures to improve air and road connectivity of the Northeastern states with the ASEAN countries in order to realize the Act East Policy of the Government of India in totality.

He said this at the inaugural session of the 7th edition of the Delhi Dialogue with the theme “ASEAN - India: Shaping the Post 2015 Agenda” organized by Union Ministry of External Affairs.

Tuki emphasized that the Northeastern region can act as a nucleus for boosting ties with the ASEAN countries and mainland India. He opined that strong ties with ASEAN countries will help in the progress of the region by opening up opportunities for all round socio economic growth. He also highlighted the possibilities and potential of Arunachal Pradesh in the panel discussion of the dignitaries.

Union Minister of External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, MOS V K Singh, Deputy Prime Minister of Thailand, Chief Minister of Manipur Ibobi Singh were among the dignitaries present. (Media cell, CM)