'Meghalaya Govt keen to complete HNLC peace talks', says Deputy CM Prestone Tynsong

March 17, 2023 by MT Bureau

Staff Reporter

Shillong, March 16: Meghalaya's Deputy Chief Minister in-charge Home Prestone Tynsong has stated that the state government is keen to complete the peace talks with the proscribed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) at the earliest possible.

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“We would like to complete the process of talk at the earliest possible,” Tynsong told reporters today.

Stating that the talks with the HNLC are going on, the deputy chief minister said, “We have appointed the interlocutors. They are looking after it and are in touch with the HNLC. Let us see and wait for some more time.”

When asked, Tynsong said in fact, formal talks have just happened. “But let us wait as they need may be not less than 4-5 times of sitting and working out the details so I cannot say right now when they should be able to complete (the details),” he added.