Mizoram Governor President ‘Silchar – Sylhet Festival 2022’ | Popgen Tech
Governor of Mizoram – Dr. Hari Babu Kambhampati presided over the first edition of ‘Silchar – Sylhet Festival 2022’ held at Police Parade Ground in Silchar, Assam.
The inaugural function which was held on Friday, was graced by the two chief guests – the Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and Development of the North Eastern Region (DoNER) – G. Kishan Reddy, and the Minister for Foreign Affairs of Bangladesh – Dr AK Abdul. moment
In addition, the Minister of Transport of Assam – Parimal Suklabaidya, and the High Commissioner of Bangladesh in India – Mohammad Mustafizur Rahman, graced the event as the guests of honor.
The governor expressed gratitude to the organizers for honoring him to chair this historic session, and supported the idea of organizing a common forum to meet the delegates of both the friendly nations.
He hoped that these events would encourage and strengthen the relationship between the two neighboring countries. On the second day, the Governor enlightened the delegates on how the dynamic leadership of PM Narendra Modi is transforming India and strengthening relations with Bangladesh under the dynamic leadership of Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina.
Dr. Kambhampati explained how important the Northeast region is in the implementation of India’s East Policy to repair its relations with the countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). He also highlighted the Kaladan Multimodal Transport Project (KMMTTP) under the Ministry of External Affairs (MEA).
The Governor mentioned that the project, once completed, will open business doors to the Northeast through Mizoram, and suggested that Bangladesh will be an important player in this corridor.
It is important to note that the ‘Silchar – Sylhet Festival 2022’ is jointly organized by the India Foundation and the Ministry of Cultural Affairs to strengthen the healthy relationship between India and Bangladesh.
Almost 100 strong delegates of businessmen, politicians, and intellectuals from Bangladesh were led by the Minister of Foreign Affairs. Day-2 of the festival was also successfully held today at the same venue. He emphasized the topics of trade and commerce, culture, food, language and literature, and shared interests in water and the climate.