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Hon’ble Chief Minister meets Hon’ble Union Minister of Defence, Shri Rajnath Singh
Information & Public Relations Department
New Delhi, 11 Jun (IPR): Hon’ble Chief Minister Shri Prem Singh Tamang (Golay) and Hon’ble Minister for Rural Management Development Department, Shri Sonam Lama, visited Hon’ble Union Minister of Defence, Shri Rajnath Singh, today in New Delhi.
The HCM presented the flower bouquet & khada and congratulated Shri Rajnath Singh for the successful completion and for his outstanding achievement during his last tenure and also wished him for the upcoming assignment as Defence Minister, Government of India.
During the meeting, the HCM briefed the Defence Minister about various aspects of the State Government like upgradation of the Pakyong Airport to make it useful and operational throughout the year, compensating for the State government of Sikkim duly against all the lands presently occupied by all the Defence organisations in different parts of Sikkim, providing special quota to the Sikkimese youth in the Defence recruitment process and from Defence point of view strengthening the most peaceful State Sikkim that shares its maximum border with the neighbouring countries on its three sides.
After giving a patient hearing, Shri Rajnath Singh assured to consider all the request towards building Sikkim in the best possible way.