The chief minister issued directions to the authorities to be prepared with all possibilities to deal with the pandemic.
Meghalaya Governor Satya Pal Malik reviewed state’s preparedness for Covid-19 on Tuesday.
Shah is likely to chair the plenary meeting of the North Eastern Council (NEC) to be held in Shillong on January 23.
CM Conrad Sangma said, “Christmas time is a time where we all are in a festive mood. So I would urge that whatever we do, we should always keep discipline and safety in mind.”
The foundation stone laying occasion coincided with the party’s former leader Purno A Sangma’s 73rd birth anniversary.
Shillong city and surrounding areas will be under curfew till 6 am of July 15.
Sangma, who is the National People’s Party chief, had travelled to Manipur and Delhi last week to resolve the political crisis that surfaced in the Manipur government, of which NPP is a major partner.
The former minister asserted that NPP’s decision to withdraw support from the BJP-led government was for the cause of the people and to bring justice to all.
The Meghalaya government has urged people in the state to adhere to safety protocols announced by the government to help contain the spread of COVID-19.