Destination of organic food
SHILLONG: A ten-member Government delegation led by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma has carried out a visit to Paris from October 19 to 23.
Though the Government has not come up with any statement regarding the visit of the delegation, sources said that the visit was to promote Meghalaya as destination for organic food. The investment possibilities in Meghalaya by France is another area of focus.
The officials from Industries and Agri- horticulture were part of the delegation.
Besides the Chief Minister, Parliamentary Secretary in-charge Agriculture Celestine Lyngdoh, Parliamentary Secretary in-charge fisheries Sengman Marak, Principal Secretary Agriculture P Kharkongor, Director Commerce andIndustries W. Langstang, Director, State Institute of Rural Development (SIRD) T Lyngwa, Joint Director of Horticulture Michael Syiem, District Agriculture officer, Williamnagar Crosspillar Marak, Assistant Director of Cottage Industries W. Warshong, and Officer on Special Duty Meghalaya Institute of Entrepreneurship B. Sohliya were part of the delegation.