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Assam govt to transform Sivasagar into important tourist

Press Trust of India  |  Guwahati 

government would take up elaborate measures to transform district with its rich heritage into an important tourist destination, Chief Minister said today.

The district has all the potential to grow as one of the most sought after tourist destination, the said at the open session of the first International Festival organised in

government would take appropriate measures to boost the tourism prospect of the district, he added.

A new tourism policy has been adopted by the state government which would open new opportunity for investment in this sector, the CM said.

The said the high quality of construction of the monuments of Ahom period bear testimony to dedication and honesty of the builders and called upon people to reflect on the same while performing their duties.

He also urged people to reinforce harmony, friendship and brotherhood amongst all communities.

"is a confluence of many communities and different cultures. In spite of its diversity this place shows us the example of peaceful and harmonious coexistence," said.

The also advocated greater role by the teaching fraternity for building the personality and character of the future generation.

He also urged the teachers for promoting the habit of cleanliness and interest in cultural, literary and sports activities amongst the students to empower them as able citizens of the society.

Earlier, the Chief Minister offered prayers at the historic on the occasion of Mahashivaratri.

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First Published: Wed, February 14 2018. 19:05 IST