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Rio inaugurates new state banquet hall

By EMN Updated: Jul 29, 2020 7:01 pm
Neiphiu Rio speaks at the inauguration of the new state banquet hall at the chief minister’s residential complex in Kohima on July 29.

Dimapur, July 29 (EMN): Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio has appreciated the commendable services of Team Nagaland including the frontline workers, stakeholders, NGOs, civil society, hohos, volunteers and the churches for their prompt response and support in handling the Covid-19 pandemic in the state.

Rio stated this while inaugurating the new state banquet hall at the chief minister’s residential complex, Kohima, on July 29. The inaugural programme was streamed and telecast live on Youtube and Facebook for the viewers to witness the inauguration, a DIPR report stated.

Speaking at the inaugural function, Rio termed it as a ‘remarkable day’ for the state to have a world class banquet hall. He said that the long dream of having a suitable and standard banquet hall could be achieved on July 29 ever since the idea of having a permanent banquet hall was conceived in the year 2001.

Rio has attributed the achievement to the pioneers, who have contributed and brought the state thus far ‘slowly but surely.’ He also acknowledged the department of Public Work (PWD) and contractors for completing the hall particularly at a time of Covid-19 pandemic. He also added that it would give ample opportunities to the youths and talented people to exhibit and showcase their skill in music and arts etc. Rio further stated that the hall would be fully utilised in catering to the needs of the upcoming generation thereby making the hall as a pride and place of blessing for everyone.

By EMN Updated: Jul 29, 2020 7:01:02 pm