21 Nov 2019
Recently the Defence Minister attended the 11th Maitree Diwas Celebrations in Tawang, Arunachal Pradesh
About Maitree Diwas
- The festival symbolizes the patriotism of the people of the region and their close relationship with the Armed Forces
- The two-day socio-military cultural extravaganza was jointly organized by the Indian Army, Tawang Civil Administration and volunteers at the High-Altitude Stadium
- ‘Know Your Army’ was the theme of the event that enlightened the youth about the Armed Forces and motivated them to adorn the uniform one day and serve the motherland.
- During the event, the Minister announced that the Government of India is planning to set up a Northeast Industrial Corridor which would create several job opportunities for the people of the region.