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PM talks to Gogoi; to visit Assam soon

Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh is all set to visit Asam soon. The confirmation came up as Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi called on the Prime Minister Manmohan at New Delhi on Tuesday where they discussed the move by China to build a dam on the Brahmaputra.


Dr. Singh conveyed the Chief Minister that he will soon visit Assam to attend the Assam Agriculture University Convocation and foundation stone laying ceremony of Petroleum Technology Institute at Sibsagar.


Talking to reporters after his meeting with Dr Singh, Gogoi said there was no definite proof regarding setting up of dam by China.


Gogoi discussed at length the border problem between Assam and Bangladesh, cross border smuggling of goods and insurgency problem. He urged the Prime Minister to extend all possible help for construction and early completion border raods. The Chief Minister further pleaded with the Prime Minister to sanction more funds for all round development of Assam.


The Prime Minster gave a patient hearing and assured to extend all possible help and assistance.

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