Aizawl (mizonews.net): Mizoram Finance minister H.Liansailova said he that the Look East Policy will ushered in development in the state while presenting his second Budget yesterday.
He said the Central Government has “given us a very generous endowment plan despite the country” being impacted by the Euro zone crisis, political turmoil in the Middle East and widespread internal economics uncertainties.
“It will, therefore, be the constant endeavor of the State government to ensure a judicious utilization resources,” he said.
Liansailova also said that the Central government has “accorded top priority” for the Look East Policy and more so with the opening of economic window by neighboring country Myanmar.
“The Prime Minister of India has visited Myanmar at the beginning of this year as a part of an initiative to boost the bilateral trade between the two countries. Mizoram will be one to the most benefited states from this bilateral trade through the trade centers Zokhawthar and Zorinpui. It is hoped that this new economic policy will bring about new economic developments in the Stated within the foreseeable future,” he said.
In another incident, Mizoram Assembly Speaker R. Romawia rejected all Private Member’s Resolutions and petition for Special Mention relating to the resolution of Punjab Assembly Member, Ajit Singh Mofar for sending stray dogs to Mizoram, Nagaland and China. “Proceeding of other Legislative Assemblies is not to be discussed by the House of another state while Constitution Article 194 provided Privilege to all the Member of the House to mention what they feel necessary in the House and this cannot be taken in the Court of law,” he said.
He also said, the Speaker is empowered by section 45 of the Rules of Procedures and Conduct of Business to reject motions and resolutions which are likely to create unwanted precedence or detrimental to the fraternity among the states of the country.
The Speaker has accepted five bills – Mizoram Local Funds (Accounts and Audit) First Amendment Bill, 2012, from Finance Dept., The Mizoram Society Registration (Amendment) Bill, 2012 from Taxation Dept, Mizoram (Establishment of Independent Local Body) Ombudsman (Amendment ) Bill- 2012 from UD & PA; Mizoram Board of School Education (Amendment) Bill-2012 from School Education Dept and Mizoram Value Added Tax (Amendment ) Bill-2012 from Taxation Dept – along with 29 Private Members Resolutions, 405 Starred questions and 95 unstarred questions to be taken up during the current session.
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