Mountain development board meeting gets under way


Mussoorie, India

Members from around 20 countries gathered at Jaypee Hotel, Mussoorie, under the aegis of the International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development (ICIMOD) for the 41st Board of Governors meet today.

The 21st meeting of the member-support group of the ICIMOD also began, besides the governors’ meeting. Chief guest on the occasion BMS Rathore, Joint Secretary of the Ministry of Environment and Forest, and its state Chief Secretary Subash Kumar welcomed the participants and said India would play an active role and provide support for the trans-boundary development of its member countries under the ICIMOD.