Chin leaders meet to forge stronger cooperation
15 February 2015 — Leaders from Chin religious, civil society and the Chin National Front gathered in Kalay of Sagaing Region, discussing ways to improve understanding and unity among the Chin.
The meeting held at the Bethel Theological Seminary, Tahan on Monday and Tuesday took place as the first of its kind in an attempt to find solutions to challenges facing the Chin as a whole, according to the Chin Times.
Pu Lian Uk, a rotating CNF chairman, indicated in the Hakha Post that they had had a discussion about strengthening relationship and cooperation between churches, especially based in Kalay region.
Organized by Rev. Dr. Stephen Hre Kio and Archibishop Nicholas Mang Thang, the meeting was attended by more than 30 leaders from different denominations and organizations including Rev. Dennis Ngun Thawng Mang, general secretary of the Chin Baptist Convention; Dr. Lal Uk, general secretary of the Chin Association for Christian Communication; and Bishop Felix Lian Khen Thang, of the Kalay diocese.
They also discussed about how to put aside differences and work together towards a shared aim, also forming an organizing committee for holding a follow-up meeting in six months’ time.#