Korean delegation calls on CM

Thursday, Sep 14, 2023 06:45 [IST]

Last Update: Thursday, Sep 14, 2023 01:05 [IST]

Korean delegation calls on CM

GANGTOK, (IPR): Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang met the Korean delegation in presence of Tourism minister B.S Panth at his official residence, Mintokgang this evening.

During the interaction, the Chief Minister informed the Korean delegates about the numerous policies adopted by the State government for environment conservation and protection. Furthermore, he appreciated their environment-friendly initiatives which are crucial in our current climate situation.

The Chief Minister assured support to the delegation, emphasising the importance of benefiting both the environment and local employment.

The State government will conduct a thorough study on the feasibility and benefits of green hydrogen fuel and proceed accordingly, informed the Chief Minister, stating the meeting highly productive.

Earlier, Commerce & Industries secretary Karma R Bonpo presented a brief description regarding the background of the meeting and the discussions held with the Korean counterparts.

He also informed the Chief Minister about the possibility of initiating a pilot project in the transport sector in Sikkim.


Sikkim at a Glance

  • Area: 7096 Sq Kms
  • Capital: Gangtok
  • Altitude: 5,840 ft
  • Population: 6.10 Lakhs
  • Topography: Hilly terrain elevation from 600 to over 28,509 ft above sea level
  • Climate:
  • Summer: Min- 13°C - Max 21°C
  • Winter: Min- 0.48°C - Max 13°C
  • Rainfall: 325 cms per annum
  • Language Spoken: Nepali, Bhutia, Lepcha, Tibetan, English, Hindi