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Advisor Urban Development & Municipal Affairs Department, Zhaleo Rio inaugurated the Medziphema Town Council Office at the City Centre, Medziphema on 23rd May 2023.

Zhaleo Rio thanked the administration and organizers for organizing the auspicious event for the Medziphema sub-division. He said the Medziphema Town Council office was a befitting building established for all. He encouraged all the youths to come forward for trade and commerce, and the building should be utilized and generate revenue for the Medziphema sub-division. He also said the city centre was a first of its kind in the state and Town Council should utilize it to the optimum. He emphasized that City Centre Medziphema will serve all tribes under Medziphema Town Corporation and urged them to maintain the magnificent building and set a good example for all.

He reminded them of Chief Minister Micro-financing for start-up loan businesses for youths. Rio also talked about his dream project of building a Health Centre/Ayush hospital and called for the cooperation and support of the public.

ADC & Administrator, Medziphema Imsongmeren explained the concept of the Medziphema Town Council Office and how Zhaleo Rio conceptualized the City Centre and the birth of the City Centre was the brainchild of Zhaleo Rio. He gave a brief report on the historical establishment of MTC, that it was set up in 2005 and consists of 9 wards. The first floor is for offices, the top floor is for setting up hotels, and the building is for business establishments for the benefit of the general public.

Short speeches were delivered by Addl Director & HOD, Municipal Affairs Department Solesul Tholre, and Miathou Krose, CEB Vice President, CEB, NDPP. Vote of thanks was delivered by SDO (C) Medziphema, Selemla. The programme was invoked by Rev. Zhabu Terhuja, Pastor Town Baptist Church ‘A’ Medziphema Town.

The programme was attended by 7th AR; Vice Presidents President NDPP A/C Ghaspani 5, surrounding villages, senior leaders, GBs, and special invitees.


(Sashimong, IA Medziphema)