Ms Patti Hoffman, US Consul General at Kolkata today called on Honorable Governor of Sikkim, Shri Ganga Prasad at Raj Bhavan.

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Raj Bhavan

Gangtok, Sikkim

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  Ms Patti Hoffman, US Consul General at Kolkata today called on Hon’ble Governor of Sikkim, Shri Ganga Prasad at Raj Bhavan.

It was a courtesy call by the American diplomat after her assumption of charge as US Consul General Kolkata in August 2018. She is on four days  visit to Sikkim.

In a brief interaction with Hon’ble Governor, Ms Hoffman shared her impression on Sikkim and described Sikkim as unique and beautiful. She said that she is impressed with the greenery and government’s policies towards conserving the environment. She also mentioned about the US partnership with Government of Sikkim in various environment and forest related programmes.

Hon’ble Governor highlighted some of the unique initiatives of the State including organic farming. He also gave a brief account of the natural and cultural diversity which has served as backbone of tourism industry in the State.

                                                  

                                                                                 Deputy Secretary (PR) to Governor

SKM/GOV/DS(PR)/2018/101 

16th   November, 2018