GANGTOK, 02 Sept: A meeting regarding the construction of Multipurpose Christian Community Center/Prayer Tower at Nandok in East Sikkim, was held under the chairmanship of the Minister LN Sharma here at his residence on Wednesday. The meeting was attended by MLA GT Dhungel, Political Secretary to the CM Jacab Khaling, Advisors, Chairpersons, pastors and representatives of churches from North, South, East and West districts.
A press release informed that that after a thorough fruitful deliberations, the meeting has decided that an Independent Construction Committee be constituted to take charge of the construction of the proposed project.
The committee has Rev LB Rai, Rev Joshep Tamang, Fr Pawal Kabo, Rev Mikma Lepcha, Rev Yakub Khaling, Rev KD Makpali, Rev Smile Gurung, Rev Jannus Lepcha, Rev IK Basnett, Rev Marshal Gurung, Bishop Immanuel Juribo, Mrs Dina Lepcha and Rev Daniel Chettri as advisors.
The committee has Minister LN Sharma and Political Secretary to the CM, Jacob Khaling as the chief patrons, while KB Gurung, NT Lepcha, Manoj Pradhan, Mohan Kumar Rai and Satish Chandra Rai as patrons.
The committee has MLA, GT Dhungel as the president, Patrus Gurung as vice-president, Lanam Sereng as general secretary, Jeewan Kharel as joint secretary, Pemba Lepcha as project director, Passang Bhutia as treasurer, Suren Rai as joint treasurer, Mohan Kumar Rai as prayer coordinator and Ps Simon Kulung, Ps Micah Thulung, and Navraj Gurung as executive members.
The release stated that the meeting ended with an appeal from the Minister LN Nepal the committee to work diligently for the success of the project, once it is started, for the goodness of the entire Christian Community of Sikkim.