Deputy Chief Minister graced the Tea Symposium

Aizawl, 25 August (ZRN):  India Formasa, Angel Business Promoters and Tharthilthlentu (TiLi) organized Tea Symposium was held at Aijal Club yesterday. A seminar on wood processing was held with experts from National Chung Hsing University, Taiwan. Deputy Chief Minister Shri. Tawnluia was the chief guest at the opening ceremony. He was accompanied with MLA Dr F. Lalnunmawia and Mr. Zothantluanga.

Deputy Chief Minister graced the Tea Symposium
Addressing in the function Deputy Chief Minister Shri. Tawnluia thanked National Chung Hsing University Professors and students from Taiwan for their visit to Mizoram. He said he was pleased to be able to work together with the wood growers to discuss how to process their products like premium brand Taiwanese wood. Further Shri. Tawnluia said that pineapple produced by some villages in his constituency is being exported abroad. Taiwanese pineapple cake, which is popular in various parts of the world, could also be used for making juice.

The Deputy Chief Minister went on saying that the symposium will pave the way for the development of agriculture-based industries in Mizoram. In 2019, experts from Taiwan visited Mizoram to study the wood produced in Mizoram. They are processed according to their own processing methods and sold at a lower price. They visited Biate, Darzo and Reiek, wood producing villages.

Meanwhile Formosa Foundation India Chapter chairman Mr. Jonathan Lalremruata said that the project will be implemented in the tea industry as well as in other agriculture-based industries.

Yesterdays's program was chaired by TiLi CMD Mr. LTL Fela. Horticulture Department officials, CYMA and AMFU officials, agro based entrepreneurs in Mizoram and Sialhawk pineapple growers farmers were present at the symposium. Taiwan tea ceremony was viewed and Taiwan Tea Industry development was heard. Mizoram and Taiwan agriculture trade cooperation was discussed.

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