Nitin Gadkari to lay foundation stone of 13 National Highway projects in Manipur1 min read . Updated: 17 Aug 2020, 12:38 PM IST
- Manipur CM N Biren Singh has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the government's Act East policy.
Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari will be laying the foundation stone of 13 National Highway Projects worth ₹3000 crores in Manipur on Monday.
The event will be held in the presence of state Chief Minister N Biren Singh at 11.30 am.
"Manipur will progress on the path of development in new India. Union Minister Nitin Gadkari and Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Singh will lay the foundation stone of National Highway Projects and will inaugurate Road Safety Project on Monday, 11.30 am on Monday," Office of Nitin Gadkari tweeted.
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Meanwhile, the Manipur government termed it as 'a big day' and thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Act East policy.
"Tomorrow is a big day for Manipur! Union Minister Nitin Gadkari will lay the foundation stone of 13 National Highway Projects worth ₹3000 crores and inaugurate a road safety project via video conferencing at 11:30 AM. Thanks, Hon' PM Narendra Modi ji for the Act East policy," Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh tweeted.
This story has been published from a wire agency feed without modifications to the text.