Sitharaman assures Meghalaya of Central support

March 14, 2023 by MT Bureau

Staff Reporter

Shillong, March 13: Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has assured to extend support to the state government of Meghalaya.

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This was informed by the Deputy Chief Minister Prestone Tynsong. “Chief Minister and I were in Delhi a few days back. As a courtesy, we met the President and a few more leaders including the Union Finance Minister. We discussed the financial position of the state and it is very positive from her (Nirmala) side that she will be with us, bailing us out as far as financial position is concerned,” Tynsong told reporters.

When asked if the financial position of the state is bad, the deputy chief minister however said, “No, not bad at all but what I am saying is she is very supportive to us.”