GANGTOK, April 4 - Sikkim Goverment and Army have mutually appreciated each other for cooperation in the national interest at the annual Civil Military Liaison Conference (CMLC) held here today, an official statement said. The CMLC was hosted by the State Goverment this year.
While State Chief Secretary AK Shrivastava led the State Government officials, the Army delegation was led by Maj Gen NSR Subramani, GOC, 17 Mountain Division, it said.
The Chief Secretary, in his welcome address, hailed the Army for its contribution to nation building and appreciated its help during natural disasters, the statement said.
Shrivastava also appreciated the Army�s cooperation during Kailash Mansarovar Yatra last year and earlier.
The GOC too appreciated the cooperation extended by the State Government since he joined office from January this year, the official statement said.
The CMLC is an annual conference which provides a platform for discussions between the civil administration and the Army on many issues of mutual and national interests. � PTI