Imphal Water Resource and Relief & Disaster Management Minister, Awangbow Newmai and MLA of Phungyar AC, Leishiyo Keishing, inspected Namlee, Wanglee, Kaka Ashang Khullen, and Z Chorro under Kasom Khullen, Kamjong District, on Wednesday.
Speaking on the sidelines, Awangbow Newmai said the government is planning for border area development in the area. The Chief Minister of Manipur, N.Biren Singh instructed him to inspect the area for development and to check the influx of immigrants, he added.
The minister urged all concerned to extend cooperation to the state government. He also said that the foreign nationals will be provided with all humanitarian assistance temporarily until normalcy returns to their home country.
Awangbow Newmai also stated that Myanmar nationals who fled their country against the backdrop of the unrest in their country should be identified and kept in a shelter home. He also said stringent legal action will also be initiated against anyone found providing accommodation without the permission of the government.
MLA of Phungyar AC, Leishiyo Keishing, said Awangbow Newmai was the first Cabinet minister to come to the area. He urged the people of the village to extend full cooperation to the state government.
The team also inspected the sites for the construction of dams and bridges.
The Minister was accompanied by the Deputy Commissioner of Kamjong Rangnamei Rang Peter and other officials of the districts, WRD officials, and PWD bridge division officials.