Dimapur, March 11: A senior expert from PUM Netherlands, Heijdenrijk Johana Maria, along with India representative Aditee Chetia visited Wangti, Chenloishu and Chenwetnyu villages in Mon district on March 8.
A press release on Saturday stated that these villages are situated at the remotest corner of the Indo-Myanmar border. The purpose of their visit was to explore the opportunity to invest in small scale industry especially in the field of textile as people in the border area are expert in f weaving and knitting, it stated.
It would also provide employment to the poor and needy women of area in the future “if there is a conducive environment”, it added.
It also stated that “International Border Organisation (SCMP) Nagaland president”, Kohimong, co-ordinator Shomwang Wangnao and Seemata Chetana Mancha Purvoter Northeast in charge Agur Gogoi and Hanry James joined the textile experts and visited the same villages “to review and inspect the developmental activities that are being carried out along the Indo-Myanmar border area”.
Both the team were welcomed by the villagers who briefed them about “the progress being made and also the condition of the rural people”.
(Page News Service)