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Poor law & order put off tourists, investors: Rebia

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  31 March 2015 12:00 AM GMT

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Itagar, March 30: Bandh culture and law & order problem has posed a serious challenge to the tourism and hospitality industry in the state which deters outside investors to invest in these sectors, observed Legislative Assembly Speaker bam Rebia while iugurating a luxurious hotel here Sunday evening. Recalling his days as a student leader, Rebia said that the issues raised by the student unions of his days were relevant till today but the unions of present day announce bandh calls on very petty issues which, he said, could be resolved through other democratic means. “Bandh affects the entire society and incur loss to all. Aruchal, a developing state has been badly affected economically due to bandh. Moreover, investors from other parts of the country are not willing to invest in the state, particularly in the state capital, due to law and order problem,” he emphatically said. Exhorting the people to create a conducive atmosphere in the state to lure outside investors, Rebia said, with the grand iuguration of the hotel, the state has created an asset for the tourism industry.

“Our people should imbibe the peaceful ture of the people from Sikkim, who have created a hallmark in the tourism industry among the states in the country,” he added.

He also suggested opening casinos in such hotel to create recreatiol activities for the tourist as well as the locals.

Home and Power (Electrical) Minister Tanga Byaling lamenting over the pathetic scerio of the government accommodations in the state, lauded the owner of the hotel with nomenclature Pybss, for creating such an asset which offer a plethora of services for the boarders.

“Such venture will help the state government to minimize unemployment problem to a large extent,” he said.

He also urged the hotel magement to provide full-proof security to the tourist and to check all documents of identity while allowing visitors to check in.

The seven-storied hotel having luxurious rooms with prices ranging between 2500 to 8000 , is located at a vital location of the state capital and would offer a range of services to the customer including complimentary breakfast, bar, conference room, banquet hall and 24-hour free WIFI services.

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