GUWAHATI, Jan 30 - Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi has called upon the officers of the National Defence College to be dedicated to their duty and safeguard the security and integrity of the country.
Interacting with 15 officers of the National Defence College at Raj Bhavan yesterday, Prof Mukhi said that the nation is heavily banking on these young officers and they should do their best to render their services to safeguard the security and integrity of the nation and fulfil aspirations of the people of the country.
It may be noted that a delegation from the National Defence College comprising 15 officers called on the Governor and talked to him on several issues.
The Governor also said that the current government at the Centre is on its toes to speed up development in the Northeastern region and is considering linking Guwahati with the ASEAN countries by introducing flight services and by laying land routes.
He also said that the policy of the Centre has changed from 'Look East' to 'Act East' and efforts are being made to set up foreign consulates in Guwahati. He however, informed that Bangladesh has already set up its consulate in Guwahati and Bhutan will set up one in the city before the Global Investors' Summit. He added that efforts are on to set up consulate offices of other ASEAN countries in the city.
Prof Mukhi also shared with them the prospects of agriculture and digital connectivity in the Northeastern states. The Governor informed them of the State government's mission and vision of bringing about an overall change for allround development of the State.
The Governor appreciated the rigorous training and discipline of the officers and asked them to dedicate themselves to speed up the development of the nation. The officers, on the other hand, expressed their gratitude to the Governor for their meaningful interaction.