ITANAGAR, March 15 - The Arunachal Pradesh government is aiming at attracting outside investments by taking measures to improve law-and-order situation in the State and by fast-tracking infrastructure projects, Chief Minister Kalikho Pul said.
Speaking to a delegation from Tezu-Sunpura constituency here yesterday, Pul said the image of the State had taken a �serious turn� in the past several years affecting the confidence of the investors.
�We have to generate an impression that Arunachal is safe to do business. We must conduct ourselves in a way to boost investors� confidence by bringing peace in our region,� an official communiqu� informed here today. �In the past, companies have been reportedly harassed in the name of donations, issuing threats for works,� he said.
Extending appeal to the people for cooperation, the Chief Minister said, �Peace is the prerequisite for development.�
�People must cooperate with the authority in maintaining law and order. Don�t encourage crimes by sheltering criminals in the name of relatives or community,� Pul said.
�We will provide all institutional support and legislative backing to attract investments. Also we will carry along all the stakeholders, all the democratic institutions and also reach out to oppositions,� he said. � PTI