Arunachal Guv lauds team for conquering Everest

Last Updated: Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 13:26

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Governor Gen (Ret) JJ Singh has congratulated the team of eight Army officers for conquering the world`s highest peak Mt Everest under the leadership of Col Ajay Kothiyal.

Congratulating the team, the governor said it reflects the ability and the potential of the Indian Army and the leadership role and sheer determination of the officers.

The Army mountaineering team also included Major (Dr) Niekhrietounou Ginua Linyu, the first Naga lady to conquer the Everest.

The Governor has also congratulated Arif Siddiqui, a renowned photographer of the state working as Junior Engineer in PWD, for winning the coveted second edition of Indian Himalayan Photography Competition-2012, for his photo `the stuff of life` at Gangtok last week.

Congratulating him on behalf of the people of the state, Singh said he had made the state proud and known to outside world through photography.
The Army mountaineering team also included Major (Dr) Niekhrietounou Ginua Linyu, the first Naga lady to conquer the Everest.

The Governor has also congratulated Arif Siddiqui, a renowned photographer of the state working as Junior Engineer in PWD, for winning the coveted second edition of Indian Himalayan Photography Competition-2012, for his photo `the stuff of life` at Gangtok last week.

Congratulating him on behalf of the people of the state, Singh said he had made the state proud and known to outside world through photography.
In another congratulatory message, the governor congratulated Professor David R Syiemlieh, Vice Chancellor of Rajiv Gandhi University, on being appointed to the post of Member, Union Public Service Commission.

"Your appointment to the coveted post is in recognition of your ability, talent, experience and dedication to the nation and a matter of great pride for all Arunachalees," the governor said in his message.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, May 31, 2012 - 13:26

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