Defense Minister’s Visit to Moreh

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Imphal, Apr 10 (NNN): Union Minister of State (MOS) for Defense, Dr. MM Pallam Raju visited the Indo-Myanmar border town Moreh on Tuesday to inspect the progress of the on-going border fencing work along the Indo-Myanmar border.
Dr. Pallam  inspected the border fencing work along the Indo-Myanmar border being undertaken and later on held a meeting with concerned officials at Moreh, after which he flew back to Imphal to meet Manipur chief minister O. Ibobi Singh at the latter’s official bungalow. The Union minister also met the governor of Manipur Gurbachand Jagat at Raj Bhavan.
Dr. Pallam will be visiting Tamenglong district and Jiribam sub-division on Wednesday for an inspection of work being taken up by BRO on National Highway 37 which links Imphal with Assam and other parts of India and will inaugurate a road newly constructed by Assam Rifles in Tamenglong district, after which he will visit Jiribam sub-division, Imphal East district to have a first-hand account of the progress made so far of railway tracks being laid to connect Imphal with the rest of the country through railways, said the official source.
The progress of the work being undertaken by BRO along National Highway 37 has been alleged to be very slow by truck owners, truck drivers, and various civil society organizations and letters and memorandums urging the Union Government to speed up the progress of the work along this highway before the rainy season begins have been submitted by various concerned parties.


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