ITANAGAR- Arunachal Pradesh Governor JP Rajkhowa has greeted Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju on being awarded the UN Disaster Champion Award for exemplary initiatives and determination in addressing natural calamities and other disasters, an official release received this stated.
The Governor in his congratulation letter said that Rijiju truly deserve the Award as many initiatives under his leadership, will bring positive changes in effectively managing challenges from different types of disaster, which would leave a lasting impact on timely, efficiently and effectively management of disasters.
It is a great honour bestowed on you and at the same time, to the people of North Eastern Region as a whole and Arunachal Pradesh in particular.
It is for the first time an individual, particularly young Minister of the Union Government and also a youth icon of the Region is receiving the Award.
You have made us proud, the people of the State and the Region look forward to your dynamic leadership, initiatives and continued guidance for development of Arunachal Pradesh and the North East, the Governor added.