Kohima, Mar 20 (UNI) Nagaland Governor K Sankaranarayanan told in the Assembly today that the ruling Democratic Alliance of Nagaland (DAN) will continue to be an active facilitator of the ongoing peace process between the Centre and Naga outfits.
Addressing the first Budget Session of 11th state Assembly, the governor said that the DAN government will pursue and continue to support civil societies and churches in their noble venture towards reconciliation and peace for a united Naga family.
He also appealed to the underground groups to stop fratricide and bloodshed.
In his 27-minute speech, the Governor said the current Assembly has 19 new faces and number of professionals, who will use their skills in innovating ideas to provide a transparent governance.
He also hoped that the Members of the House will not betray the trust and mandate given by the people and devote themselves to the service of the people.
He also praised the DAN Government for its constribution in the state's development and mentioned the 'Year of Farmers' with a theme 'Back to land' in last two years, to bring self-sufficiency and surplus production of food.
The governor also informed the Members that the Nagaland Pulp and Paper Company (NPPC) was being revived and the production at Tuli Paper Mill in Mokokchung district was expected by September, 2009.
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