Dimapur: Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio Friday inaugurated the state’s 16th district, which was carved out of Tuensang district.
In his address, Rio suggested that the newly formed district – Shamator district – be called ‘brotherhood district’ even though its creation faced some complications. He urged the gathering to put behind the past misunderstandings and to reconcile and coexist peacefully.
The Chief Minister said top priority should be given to better road connectivity. He said a proposal called Trans-National Highway, connecting Showuba, Dimapur to Pangsha, Noklak via Chessore and Shamator, has been forwarded to the central government. He added that a cooperative bank will be set up at Chessore.
With the district having tourism potential, Rio urged the people to come up with a tourist map.The chief minister called upon the gathering to maintain a peaceful and harmonious environment for the society to move forward.
He also urged them to do away with land disputes, and instead provide land to the government for development purposes. With agency inputs