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UK gift for museum

Richard Stagg and Simon Wilson addressing media persons in Kohima on Friday. (NP)
Correspondent Kohima, Mar 6 (NPN):
Published on 7 Mar. 2009 12:52 AM IST
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The United Kingdom would contribute some artifacts to World War-II Museum at Kisama. “We hope to contribute artifacts from United Kingdom (UK) in a couple months to the World War- II Museum, Kisama,” visiting British High Commissioner to India Richard Stagg said on Friday. Speaking to media persons at The Heritage, Old DC’s Bungalow, the British envoy informed that a General from British Army would visit the museum next month and try to bring in some of artifacts from the UK. Richard, who was on his maiden visit to Nagaland as well to other northeastern states after taking over the charge as British High Commissioner to India, said his main objective was to learn about this “important corner” of India. British Deputy High Commissioner, Eastern India, Simon Wilson said he was impressed to see positive changes taking place in Nagaland during the last two years. Earlier, he visited the state in 2007. The four-member British delegation, including Victoria Whitford, First Secretary Political and Mainak De, Head of Press and Public Relations also met the Governor K Sankaranarayanan, Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, chief secretary Lalhuma, DGP K Kire and the oversea Nagas, who have come to attend the Naga Consultative Meet.

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