Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma on Sunday met his Nagaland counterpart Neiphiu Rio at Jorhat, Assam to discuss several issues of mutual interest in order to strengthen the age-old ties and friendly relation between the two states.
T6aking to his Twitter CM Sarma wrote, “Glad to have met HCM Nagaland Sri @Neiphiu_Rio at Jorhat today, along with MP Sri @KamakhyaTasa. Discussed several issues of mutual interest in order to strengthen the age-old ties & bonhomie b/w two states. We strive towards building an ever united & stronger #NorthEast.”
Discussed several issues of mutual interest in order to strengthen the age-old ties & bonhomie b/w two states.
— Himanta Biswa Sarma (@himantabiswa) November 21, 2021
Earlier on July 31, The Chief Secretaries of Assam and Nagaland on signed an agreement to de-escalate the tense situation prevailing at two locations in the Dessoi valley forest/ Tsurangkong valley by simultaneously withdrawing security forces within the next 24 hours.
Both sides agreed that in order to maintain peace and tranquility in the areas around Ao Senden village and Vikuto village as they are known in Nagaland and called as Jankhona Nala / Nagajankha and Compartment No. 12 respectively in Assam, urgent and effective steps are required for defusing the standoff between the security forces of Nagaland and Assam.