Published on : Saturday, November 25, 2017
Consumer Affairs Food and Public Distribution Minister of Manipur Karam Shyam said that the overall situation in the State has improved which is indeed conducive for the growth of Tourism. The Minister was speaking during the Lakeview Cultural show at Takmu, Loktak as part of Manipur Sangai Festival 2017.
Mr. Shyam said that the State has witnessed visible improvement in law and order situation and development in basic infrastructures which is indeed accelerating growth in the Tourism sector.
The Government is committed to sustain the change and also consolidate it further. Minister Karam Shyam also stated that Manipur Sangai Festival offers a glimpse of the rich culture and tradition of Manipur. He stressed that a lot of investments are required to reap the potentials.
He said the cultural diversity, long civilization history, attractive historical places, heritage sites and beautiful landscapes makes Manipur a unique natural tourist destination. Major tourists circuits have been developed across the State with more projects in the pipeline.
Minister Karam Shyam appealed to large business houses particularly from outside the State to invest and take advantage of the huge potential that exists in tourism, real estate and hospitality sectors.
Dr. Sapam Ranjan Chairman, Tourism Corporation of Manipur Limited said Manipur is melting pot of culture and ethnic diversity.
As part of the cultural show, the laser show enthralled the audience. Boat rally with torches highlighting the daily lifestyle of fishing community of Loktak drew the attention of the audience. Music and dance performances were also presented during the Lakeview cultural show.