8 Jan : Nagaland Minister for Forests, Environment, Ecology & Wild Life, M.C. Konyak has embarked on a tour of Mon and Longleng districts from 4th January 2010 attending a number of public meetings and functions. On 5th January, the Minister attended sports meet at Wakching village as the chief guest and on 6th, he attended the 24th Longching Area Students Conference-cum-Sports meet at Angchangyang.
Addressing the meeting at Angchangyang M.C. Konyak gave a clarion call to student community to play a proactive role in ushering in all round development in the area. He felt that students have a big role to play to transform ‘our society’ even though their ultimate aim is to pursue academic knowledge. He also dwelt on fostering peace in the state saying peace is a pre-requisite to undertake uninterrupted developmental activities in the state. The Minister also shared his happiness that Nagaland is experiencing an atmosphere of peace and tranquility particularly from the middle of 2009 and the atmosphere of peace in the land enabled people of Nagaland to celebrate violent-free Christmas and New Year through out the State.
On 7th M.C. Konyak proceeded to Noksen village under Longleng district to attend a public meeting after a night halt at Mokokchung with a host of officers from the department. At Noksen village the public meeting will also be attended by C.M. Chang, MP, Lok Sabha and H. Chuba Chang, MLA. On 9th January, M.C. Konyak will have a meeting with departmental officials at Shengphan in Mon District and he will return to Kohima on 10th January.