Pakyong District Formation committee convenes third review meeting

Summit Report

Gangtok, 24 Aug:

The Pakyong District Formation Committee convened its third meeting at the ADC Office at Pakyong today, a press release informs. Pakyong, it may be recalled, is slated to become a district in April 2022, and today’ meeting, attended by MLAs Bishnu Khatiwada and Em Prasad Sharma and advisors, chairpersons, party in-charges, ADCs of Pakyong and Gangtok, and SDMs of Pakyong, Rango and Rongli, BDOs, officials from line departments, “was convened to discuss the major needs,” the release informs. Open discussions were held, the release adds, with the MLAs heralding district status for Pakyong as a monumental development and crediting Chief Minister PS Tamang for it.