ITANAGAR: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (Retd) Dr B D Mishra on Friday appreciated the proactive role played by the State government, particularly the frontline warriors in containing the spread of COVID-19 pandemic in the State.
During a meeting with Chief Minister Pema Khandu at Raj Bhawan here, the Governor also commended the State machinery for ensuring essential goods reach the people during the pandemic, an official communiqué informed.
The Governor and the Chief Minister during the meeting discussed COVID-19 pandemic, developmental and security issues of the State.
Dr Mishra emphasized that in spite of the pandemic, the development projects must be continued and all efforts should be made to keep the planned pace.
He suggested on innovative methods to make the people Aatmanirbhar (self-reliant).
The Governor and the Chief Minister discussed in detail the issues of security and national territorial integrity in view of the current situation.
Khandu, who just returned to the State capital after his tour to western part of the State, briefed the Governor about his visits and interactions with the people and security personnel in the border areas.
He also highlighted the initiatives of the State government in the fight against the COVID-19 pandemic. He also praised the frontline warriors against the pandemic, the communiqué added.