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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Press Release No. 1194/17


Chief Minister, Dr Mukul M Sangma today visited Lum Swai, the site for public worship in the Annual Meeting of the KJP Synod Mihngi 2018 to be held at Tynring in March 2018. During the reception meeting later at Tynring Presbyterian Higher Secondary School, Chief Minister, Dr Mukul M Sangma expressed happiness at having the opportunity in reviewing the interventions from the side of the government to enable Tynring to host the large congregation in March 2018. He also informed that officers from various line departments are working at maintaining the time lines. He also said that with these interventions from the government for the KJP Synod 2018 there are other collateral benefits which the area can take advantage of. Expressing happiness at the venue site for the Synod, the Chief Minister said that the venue is in itself extraordinary with the beautiful natural landscape. “Shillong is faced with the challenge of having an open space where a large gathering can take place,” he said. “The Shnong of Tynring can plan to have an infrastructure that can enable to host a large congregation or gathering in the years to come,” he added while assuring assistance and support from the government. Earlier, officials from PHE, PWD (Roads) and MeECL also briefed the gathering on the interventions and the works taken by the departments and the progress in preparation for the forthcoming Synod meeting. Also present during the inspection were MLA, Mawryngkneng, David Nongrum and DC, East Khasi Hills, Shillong, P S Dkhar. Pastors from KJP Synod Mihngni, Laithumkhrah Presbytery and members of the Dorbar Shnong, Tynring were also present during the occasion.

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