"Assam has earned its name and fame worldwide because of the Kaziranga National Park and its precious one-horned rhinoceros. Indiscriminate killing of the rhinos by the poachers is not only an attack on the creature, it is an attack on the pride of the state", he said.
Incidents of poaching over the months have reduced drastically but security agencies must be on their toes to foil any nefarious design to harm the rhinos, he added.
The governor also directed the district police authorities to ensure complete harmony along the boundary areas that the district shares with other state.
He also hailed the efforts of all the contingents of the security forces that are on duty in the district for maintaining highest order of peace and normalcy in the district.
The governor also reviewed health and hygiene, drinking water, cleanliness, education, road and communication, agriculture among other issues in the district.
Assam and other North Eastern states occupy a strategic location and development of the region would lead to development of the country, he added.
He also said that the region has occupied the centre stage for the success of Indias Act East Policy as the countrys relations with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) nations would not be possible without the development of Assam and other North Eastern states.
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