Tuesday, September 27, 2022

CM holds review meeting for 2022 hornbill festival

To begin the preparation of Hornbill Festival 2022, chief minister Neiphiu Rio held a review meeting with all the line/sectoral departments at the Bamboo Hall, Naga Heritage Village, Kisama on August 12, 2022.
According to a DIPR report, the chief minister said that there should be focus on basic amenities such as providing comfortable facilities to the visitor or traveller; drinking water, food, and sanitation. He also said that tourist accommodation and facilities should be designated by the department.
Advisor tourism and art & culture, H. Khehovi Yepthomi, mentioned about the benefits of the Hornbill Festival and how it has been helping small business owners and helped in reviving, preserving and encouraging inter-tribal interaction.
Updating the progress of the works at Heritage Village for the Hornbill Festival, commissioner & secretary, Kitto Zhimomi, highlighted about extending the festival, which would involve the five new districts of the State.
Various departments also highlighted the works being done presently at Kisama to give a facelift as well as to provide better amenities for the people during the festival.