Dimapur, May 26
The Department of Tourism held a felicitation cum departmental coordination programme with the newly inducted Parliamentary Secretary for Tourism, C Apok Jamir today.
Speaking at the programme, Jamir said tourism department was reckoned as the nodal department as such the department could project the state in the right perspective. He said that the department has the potentiality to create fresh air for the whole state.
He said the department involves creation of innovative ideas, dedication and commitment to the aspiration of the people of the state. He urged the tourist officers posted in the districts to give heart and soul to the area so as to create the economic potentiality of that area.
Since tourism department acts as the catalyst in promoting economic development and sustenance of the state would have to create congenial environment in order to develop a sense of bonhomie in the state. He challenged the officers to work with renewed vigor as they are the key to bring success, promotion and improvement of the department.
Secretary Tourism and Art & Culture, Angau I. Thou IAS in her speech said tourism is a department where other departments revolve and has been well connected with other departments in one way or the other. With the coming of new and dynamic Parliamentary Secretary, she hoped that the department would retrospect and find the lacunae where we were lacking behind.
Welcome address was delivered by Additional Director, Tourism, KT Thomas while vote of thanks was proposed by Deputy Director Akhale Vizol. Director, Tourism, Purakhu Angami chaired the programme.
(Page News Service)