Gangtok, Jan 28: (IPR) Union Minister of State (I/C), Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, Shri K.J. Alphons arrived in the State capital today. The Union Minister is on a three-day visit to the State of Sikkim.
The Minister was received at Pakyong airport by Chief Administrator, Government of Sikkim, Smt R.Ongmu and senior officers of the State Tourism Department.
Thereafter, the Minister visited the Orchidium (Orchid Research Centre) at Pakyong, before proceeding towards Gangtok.
On 30th January, the Union Minister will attend the inaugural function of Swadesh Darshan – 1 Project under Sikkim at Zero Point Gangtok, along with Chief Minister of Sikkim Shri Pawan Chamling.