Union Home Minister, Amit Shah on Saturday met chief ministers of the Northeast and discussed several issues relevant to the region.
The Union Home Minister also met the chief secretaries and Directors General of Police of the region.
Among other things, Shah reviewed the Covid situation in the state, discussed the border disputes among the various Northeastern states, drugs smuggling and developmental issues were taken up.
Emerging out of the meeting, Manipur Chief Minister, N. Biren Singh informed, “We discussed the prevailing law and order situation and tourism projects in the region.”
The Manipur Chief Minister also said that the issue of border disputes and flood related issues were also discussed.
“It was decided that all the eight states of the region has to be united and should move forward in a single direction,” he added.
On the issue of drug problems afflicting the state, Singh informed that it was decided to tackle the matter jointly.
Meanwhile, Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb informed that the issue of international border also came up during the meeting.
“More importantly we had a discussion to develop the economy of the region,” Deb said.
The Tripura Chief Minister also said that the issue of developing the northeast as a tourist circuit was also discussed.