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US envoy meets Mizoram CM discuss health, infra

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US to Kenneth Ian met and discussed possible areas of cooperation in and health care among others, an release said here on Friday.

Accompanied by five other officials, including US in Kolkata Patti Hoffman, the arrived here on Thursday on a two-day visit.

"yesterday (Thursday) held meeting with the at the latter's residence and discussed state policies and possible areas of cooperation especially in and health care," the release said.

"Strengthening cooperation in tourism and creating more avenues for higher education in the US for students from the northeastern states also figured in the discussion," an of the government said.

The release said that on Friday, the visited funded project on HIV/AIDS.

He also interacted with the senior functionaries of "Shalom", an NGO working on HIV/AIDS, human rights, nutrition, prisoners' issues, women's empowerment and youth affairs.

"The held meeting with church leaders at Synod office here and senior officials of Excise and Narcotics Department," the release added.

Juster, after his appointment as the 25th US to in November 2017, had visited other northeastern states including and

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First Published: Fri, May 17 2019. 16:12 IST
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