Arunachal: Khandu attends ‘Siang Rush Expedition-2018’


Chief Minister Pema Khandu today attended the concluding day of the 3-day ‘Siang Rush Expedition 2018’, a rafting expedition down the Siang River organized by Abor Country Travel and Expedition and the tourism department.

Addressing the participants at a simple function held here at Abor Country tourist resort near Siang River, the Chief Minister said such expedition will open up Arunachal as favourite destination for kayaking and river rafting sports.

He said Arunachal has lot many things to offer in terms of adventure sports and expressed happiness that the youths and entrepreneurs of the state are now investing in tourism and are keen to explore more in this sector.

Earlier the participants that included travel writer, filmmakers, government officials, adventure tour operators, and others – collectively dubbed as ‘Friends of Siang’ – besides three kayak experts and a river guide shared their experience during the Siang Rush Expedition.

The expedition was flagged off from Geku on Wednesday last.

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