Assam Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma will visit Shillong on July 23 to discuss the vexed boundary dispute issue between Assam and Meghalaya. This meeting is scheduled a day before the visit of Union Home Minister Amit Shah to Shillong. This will be the first official chief Ministerial talk between Assam and Meghalaya ever since the new Government formed in these two states.
Informing about it, Chief Minister Conrad Sangma said a brief meeting between the two CMs will be held at the secretariat or any place acceptable to both sides adding “We will be having a discussion at a more official level this time.”
The CM further said, he had informally discussed the boundary issue with the Assam CM on Saturday last week.
“The Assam CM and I had a one-to-one meeting for approximately 45 minutes. In that meeting, we have gone through all the areas of differences and discussed many points (which is not appropriate to mention at this point),” he said.
“But what we have decided now is that the Assam CM will be coming to Shillong on July 23, one day before the visit of the Union Home Minister Amit Shah on July 24,” he added.
The proposed meeting will be attended by the Chief Secretaries of both states. Exchange of presentations and discussions will be held in detail.