Gangtok, 03 Oct:
Sixteen senior citizens were felicitated today during the International Senior Citizens Felicitation Week held here at the conference hall of Tourism Department in Tadong today.
Tourism Minister, Ugen T Gyatso, accompanied by former SLA Speaker, Kalawati Subba, felicitated the senior citizens during the event organised by Retired Employees Welfare Association, Tadong.
The Tourism Minister, in his speech, urged all to work for the society and work in unity and co-ordination to maintain peace and harmony in the State.
“Senior citizens are our heritage. It is satisfying to see our youth have positive thoughts and attitude towards them owing to the leadership Chief Minister Pawan Chamling. Let us not give each other a chance to see our peaceful Sikkim shatterinto pieces. The State Government assures every support,” said Mr Gyatso.
The function also featured cultural presentations and comedy standup session presented by Sikkimey Humjayega, Dilip Gurung.