John Abraham who was in Tawang for a festival, proposed the building of a sports academy for the North East United FC in the State. He also said that an International Marathon Club could be set up in the State. The actor is also the Brand Ambassador for the Arunachal Pradesh tourism.
Chief Minister Pema Khandu who accorded a warm welcome to the actor said, ‘John is keen to shoot films in Arunachal Pradesh. He also has a keen interest in promoting Northeast talents outside the region.’ Khandu expressed hope that together with the actor, the Government would be able to promote Arunachal Pradesh as one of the hottest tourist destinations in the country and conveyed that people of the State has now high hopes and expectations from him.
The Chief Minister also welcomed the representatives of the renowned international tour operator, Cox and Kings Tours & Travels. The CM said that the State has also started to join hands with renowned world agencies and business houses for active tourism promotion in Arunachal Pradesh.