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Centre working to improve connectivity and infrastructure in Northeast region, says EAM S Jaishankar


External Affairs Minister Dr S Jaishankar has said that the central government is working to improve connectivity and infrastructure in the Northeast region. The Minister was speaking at an interactive session on Indian Foreign Policy organised by Manipur University in Imphal yesterday.

Stressing the importance of improving connectivity in the Northeast, Dr Jaishankar said, it would open up a gateway to the wider world and expand its access to global markets and workplaces.
He spoke about the intensity of the globalised world and it’s impact on their lives and also shared views on how the world perceives India today and the global significance of country's achievements.
The Minister reached Imphal yesterday on a three-day visit to Manipur. Dr Jaishankar also interacted with the business community in Imphal. In a tweet, the Minister said, Modi Government is giving utmost priority to the development of the North East, including Manipur.
He said, it is visible in both resources and attention. He added that India's G20 presidency will be celebrated at various places across the country, including Manipur. He said, it will showcase North-East to the world, with tourism benefits.
In the evening, the Minister attended the Sangai Festival. Dr Jaishankar said, it was wonderful experience to witness the fabulous exposition of Manipur’s heritage and traditions in the performances.

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