Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Jacob inaugurates Unity Village gate

Staff Reporter

Minister of Public Health Engineering Department (PHED) Jacob Zhimomi inaugurated Unity Village gate here, on Saturday.
Addressing the gathering, Jacob stated that Nagaland with no industry, trade and commerce, was dependent on the central for any developmental activities.
He opined that Nagaland being a “salary economy” has yet to progress ahead in all fronts.
In this regard, he requested everyone to be ambitious, to grow and to come together to cooperate with the state government so that together they can work on developments.
Describing the youth as greatest strength of the nation, Jacob maintained that 70% of the population including Nagaland were well-informed, dynamic, committed and ready to take up any event in the interest of the state and the country.
He also reiterated on the policies of the prime minister such as free housing, free cooking gases, educational reservation, infrastructure, town planning and women empowerment, etc, for aspiring youth in the country.
While inaugurating the gate, the minister said that gates were symbols and identity of a village.
He lauded members of Kuda village and paid tribute to pioneers for their effort in forming the village.
Short speeches were also delivered by Sümi Council Unity Village, chairman Khekishe Aye, Merentemjen Jamir and Unity Village Council chairman, Hetoka Awomi.
The programme as chaired by VDB secretary Athonlo Thyug, dedicatory prayer was offered by Unity Village Sümi Baptist Church pastor, Rev. Dr. Khetoshe Aye, invocation was offered by Nagamese Church Unity Village pastor, Rev. Temsu Wati and welcome address was delivered by Unity Village Council secretary, I Abenjang.
Later, vote of thanks was proposed by Unity Village, head GB, K Kikheshe Aye and benediction was offered by Rev. Toshimeren.

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