Phek Area Public Organization (PAPO) has expressed appreciation to DAN government under the leadership of chief minister, Neiphiu Rio, along with minister for health and family welfare, Azo Nienu and minister for roads & bridges, Kaito Aye for initiating the construction of Phek-Satakha road under NLCPR 2006.
A press release issued by PAPO president, Zashevoi Lohe stated that the road has opened “lifeline” for the people of Phek district headquarter along with neighboring villages as well as immediate districts like Zunheboto and Mokokchung. While appreciating M/S VASCON for showing determination to complete the stretch of work allotted to it, PAPO criticized M/S TECTONISCO (Ansari) for failing to continue its share of work on grounds of extortion and bad weather. In this regard, organization cautioned that failure to commence construction works by responsible persons would invite public resentment, RTA and justice from authorities. Meanwhile, PAPO further assured its support to functioning company and stated that it would ensure protection in consultation with respective village councils.