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Guwahati to deck up prior to Investors' Summit

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  22 Jan 2018 12:00 AM GMT

GUWAHATI, Jan 21: In a bid to make the first-ever Global Investors’ Summit to be held at Guwahati on February 3 and 4 successful, Chief Minister Sarbanda Sonowal asked all the officers and other agencies directly or indirectly associated with organizing the summit to gear up and make all possible effort.

Chairing a review meeting held at the Brahmaputra State Guest House in the city on Sunday evening, Chief Minister Sonowal asked the officers to identify the critical areas and beautify the city. He also asked GMDA, Tourism Department to deck up the streets of Guwahati with decorating lights. Accordingly, the NH from Jalukbari to Khapra will be illumited. Moreover, State PWD Roads inside the city will also be decked up with decorating lights. He also requested NF Railway to decorate Saraighat Bridge as well as Guwahati and Kamakhya Station.

Moreover, the Tourism Department will also beautify the Kamakhya Temple, Umanda Temple with lights and set up kiosks to help the investors who will be coming to Guwahati during the two days. He asked the PWD to use bamboo as a value addition to beautify the main entry points of the city. Moreover, the department has also been asked to do the landscaping of the important areas of the city. He also asked the department to involve local contractors for these works. He also stressed that all the departments concerned to work in sync to showcase Guwahati as a beautiful city teeming with immense potentials.

Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary, Chief Secretary VK Pipersenia, Chief Minister’s Media and Legal Adviser Hrishikesh Goswami and Shantanu Bharali, Special DGP Kuladhar Saikia, Chief Minister’s Principal Secretary Sanjay Lohiya and several senior officers from civil and police administration were present at the meeting.

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