Monday, January 30, 2023

Rio takes up railways, oil exploration issues with GoI

Staff Reporter

Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio on Friday held discussions with the Centre on oil exploration and railway connectivity in the State.
After meeting Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs and Petroleum and Natural Gas Hardeep Singh Puri, Rio took to twitter and said: “We had a very positive discussion on resuming petroleum E&P (Exploration & Production) activities in Nagaland, and other developmental issues.”
Rio, accompanied by minister Neiba Kronu, also called on Union Railways, Communication, Electronics & IT minister Ashwini Vaishnaw at Railway Bhavan and discussed about railway connectivity.
“Grateful to him (Vaishnaw) for his prompt response, understanding & continued support to Nagaland in our endeavour to provide better connectivity to the State,” Rio said in a tweet.
On September 8, the chief minister also called on Union Minister for Culture, Tourism and DoNER, where both the sides held a “fruitful and positive meeting on the developmental needs of Nagaland.”

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