Source: News Bharati English29 Mar 2017 10:45:13

Kohima, March 29: In a request to permanently drop Indo-Myanmar border fencing project Nagaland Assembly passed a resolution to request Myanmar government. The resolution was introduced was introduced in the House by Health and Family Welfare Minister, P Longon on 24th March. Nagaland Assembly passed the resolution in order to boost cordial relations between two.

The House of Health and Family Welfare Minister said that this House requests the Government of India to impress upon the Government of Myanmar to permanently drop the project of construction of fencing on the Indo-Myanmar border in the State of Nagaland with a view to continuing the cordial and fraternal relations amongst the Nagas living on both sides of the border.

The resolution was passed by voice vote without any amendment. While introducing the resolution, the minister had requested the government to urge the Myanmar government to permanently drop the project on the Indo-Myanmar border in Nagaland for continuing with the cordial and fraternal relations among the Nagas living on both sides of the border.

During the ongoing session, MLAs had expressed concern over the intention of the Myanmar government to fence the international border at Pangsha in Noklak sub-division of Tuensang district.

Two other bills, The Nagaland Co-operative Societies Bill 2017 and The Nagaland Appropriation Acts (Repeal) Bill, 2017 introduced by the Chief Minister, Dr Shurhozelie Liezietsu, on March 23 last were also passed by voice vote.  While introducing the bill, Nagaland CM Liezietsu said, “It was necessary to enact a new law relating to the functioning of cooperative societies within the territorial limit of Nagaland for facilitating the voluntary formation and democratic functioning of cooperative societies.”