GUWAHATI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that he was eagerly awaiting his two-day visit to the northeast and added his government is leaving no stone unturned to fulfil the development aspirations of the region.
“I am eagerly awaiting my 2-day visit to the Northeast. Will participate in various programmes in Sikkim & Assam and interact with citizens. A conference of State Agriculture Ministers is being held in Gangtok. Am particularly delighted that the conference is being held in Sikkim,” he wrote in a series of tweets.
He added that the Conference of Agriculture Ministers would focus on sustainable development, organic farming and ecotourism.
“In Gangtok I will also visit an exhibition of organic products and interact with organic farmers. I envision the Northeast to be a hub in this,” he added.
“Tomorrow I will be in Assam where I will interact with the youth of Assam, students of IIT, NIT & central universities of the Northeast. Tomorrow I will address a public meeting of tribal communities in Kokrajhar and a youth rally in Khanapara, Guwahati,” he wrote in another tweet.
Prime Minister Modi will visit Sikkim and Assam from January 18-19. He is also scheduled to visit an orchid display and a seasonal flowers exhibition in Gangtok.
He will also attend State Agricultural Ministers Conference on sustainable development, organic farming and eco-tourism in Gangtok.
The two-day conference was inaugurated by Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh at Chintan Bhawan yesterday.