Dimapur, August 1: The annual general meeting and induction of new office bearers and executive members of the Business Association of Nagas (BAN) for the tenure 2021-24 was held on July 31 at Hotel Seb tower, Dimapur.
Seasoned businessman and Managing Director of Symbios Creations Pvt. Ltd. Mongkum Jamir has been unanimously selected as the new BAN president. Other office bearers include Proprietor Pristine Foods, Er. Puteu Phesao as Vice President, CEO Pinnacle Skills, Dr. Yan Murry as General Secretary and Proprietor Urban Jungle, Major (Retd.) Vikuto Asumi as Joint Secretary.
Speaking at the meeting, outgoing president Vitho Zao thanked his team for their support. Though hampered by the pandemic he said that BAN had taken up many initiatives especially helping local farmers and fighting against illegal taxation.
Convener of the selection committee, Dr. Aotoshi said that BAN should help develop a business friendly entrepreneurial ecosystem for Nagas and the new team has been selected keeping that in mind. He stressed that to develop a conducive business environment, the onus is on the sons and daughters of the soil.
Incoming president Mongkum Jamir in his speech said that BAN has to work transparently with honesty. He said that one should not be in BAN for taking credit but our main motive should be to work on reforms based on the values on what BAN stands for. Jamir thanked the outgoing president and his team for the various initiatives and for setting high standards.
Dr Lanusangla Tzudir presented the outgoing General Secretary’s report. Pastor Alemsunep of World Impact Community Chruch Dimapur pronounced the dedicatory prayer for the new team.
BAN started in the year 2013 with an aim to develop the entrepreneurial spirit of the Naga People. The organization aspires to inculcate the spirit of inter-dependence amongst the people which is achievable through fostering of shared prosperity between the members.
(Page News Service)