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Sikkim team flies to Bangkok

Posted by Ramesh Khati on August 5, 2009

GANGTOK, 4 AUG: To study development-oriented projects in Thailand, the Sikkim government yesterday sent a four-member delegation to Bangkok. The team, led by Mr Hishey Lachungpa, political advisor to the Sikkim chief minister, has the development commissioner cum principal secretary, planning and development, Mr Karma Gyatso, secretary, culture and heritage department, Mr DR Kharel and director, Namgyal Institute of Technology, Mr T Densapa.
The Royal Thai Embassy has organised the visit for the delegates to study the development projects in Thailand. The embassy would also organise the fifth seminar on Indo-Thai historical and cultural linkage on 9 September at Gangtok. The seminar would include various presentations on culture and development in Thailand by organizations like Doi Tung Development Project, Department of Community Development, Thailand, Mahidol University etc. The Sikkim government, UNDP – India /UNESCO, Namgyal Institute of Tibetology would also be making presentations on culture and development in India. Other highlights of the seminar are programmes on exchange of knowledge and experience.

Source:The Statesman

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