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LS Speaker to inaugurate parliamentary association conference in Imphal tomorrow

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Speaker Sumitra Mahajan will inaugurate a conference of a parliamentary association on the 'Northeast and Look East Policy' in tomorrow.

The North East Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Association-organised conference at the Legislative Assembly premises will conclude on June 18.

According to a Secretariat statement, presiding officers and members of legislatures of northeastern states will deliberate on the Northeast and the government's 'Look East Policy', special plan for development of railways, airways, surface road and inland waterways connectivity for speedy economic development of the region.

There will also be discussions on the setting up of a chapter of the speaker's research initiative (SRI) in the region.

assembly speaker Yumnam Khemchand Singh will deliver the welcome address and the keynote address will be given by assembly speaker Abu Taher Mondal.

Mondal is also the chairman of the North East Region Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.

Manipur's deputy chief minister Y Joykumar Singh will also address the inaugural session.

Governor Najma Heptulla will address the delegates on June 16.

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 22:22 IST