Itanagar, Oct 6 : Arunachal Pradesh Governor Brig (retd) BD Mishra on Sunday met Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and requested for waiving off the Rs 280.62 crore dues which the state Government has to pay to the Indian Air Force (IAF) .
The Defence Minister assured the Governor, who is on a five-day official tour to the National Capital, to personally look into the State’s request for an early finalisation, a Raj Bhavan communique said here.
During their meeting in New Delhi, the Governor also apprised Mr Singh on the issues of national security and raising of new units of National Cadet Corps.
He shared his observations of the Army formation in Arunachal Pradesh, which he noted during his tour to remote border areas and in his regular interactions with the defence personnel in the State besides expectations of the people.
He invited the Defence Minister to attend the Maitri Diwas function as the chief guest in the second week of November.(UNI)