Indian Ambassador to Philippines Jaideep Mazumdar on Thursday called on Assam Governor Prof Jagdish Mukhi at Raj Bhavan and discussed on wide ranging issues vital to boost bilateral relations between India and Philippines with special emphasis on Assam.
Jaideep Mazumdar who is in Assam to hold talks with the heads of the State and Government to chalk out a wide array of issues for India to take up with Philippines to strengthen bilateral relations between the two countries held talks with the Governor.
Considering the immense potential of Assam in food processing and tourism, the duo talked at length to take both the sectors across the border so that collaborative approach can be adopted for the complete development of both the sectors.
Jaideem Mazumdar also said that considering the similarity of climatic conditions of Assam with that of his nation, he opined that both the geographical territories can venture into agricultural tie-ups with sharing technical knowhow.
The duo also maintained that for the success of Government of India’s ‘Act East Policy’, there should be constant interaction between the people of Assam and Philippines and vowed to start exchange programmes in the fields of education, culture, trade and business etc.
Governor Prof Mukhi also assured all help from the State Government for a strong and sustained Assam-Philippines relation.