The Deputy Speaker of Arunachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly Tesam Pongte along with MLA Nampong , Laisam Simai, MLA Zingnu Namchoom and Director of Trade & Commerce, Tokong Pertin called on the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh Brig. (Dr.) B.D. Mishra (Retd.) at Raj Bhavan, Itanagar on 6th November 2019.
The Core Group, which visited the Land Customs Station, Moreh, Manipur for familiarisation with the Border Trade System being followed there and practices, apprised the Governor regarding its findings and suggestions.
The Governor, who had advised the Group to visit Moreh, during his visit to Nampong and Pangsau Pass Border Trade Point in Changlang District, commended the Group accomplishing the task well.
The Governor advised the Core Group to submit its report to the State Chief Secretary to expedite the process of making the Pangsau Pass Border haats functional at the earliest.
He also asked them to prepare a report, with due vetting by the State Government and meet the Special Secretary Border Management in the Ministry of Home Affairs at Delhi to obtain necessary sanctions and orders for the early operation of the Border Trade Point at Pangsau Pass.
Pangsau Pass Haats, when well developed and organised will definitely have a positive impact on the rural economy of the area and its people, the Governor said.
The Governor suggested that all formalities for Pangsau Pass Border Haats must be completed early do that the same can be opened, with befitting fanfare and ceremony by our Chief Minister, in the august presence of the Union Minister for External Affairs, before the commencement of Pangsau Pass Festival in January 2020.