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Kashmir also in race for G-20 summit meeting, first major event after 370

The G-20 summit is to be held in New Delhi on 9-10 September next year. And before the summit in Delhi next year, there will be around 200 meetings across the country.

A bird sitting on a floating lotus at the world famous Dal Lake in Srinagar

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India is to be ranked among the leaders of the world’s 20 (G-20) largest economies in the next year 2023. Summit to host. In such a situation, the preparation for the event has also started. Apart from the upcoming G-20 summit, a list of possible places for holding meetings and cultural events is now being prepared and this list is currently in addition to the national capital Delhi. KashmirSiliguri, runes of kutch And Goa can join. Officials say that discussions have been held in this regard through the meeting of tourism ministers of the states running in Dharamsala.

According to the website Indian Express, Kashmir is among the many possible venues for hosting the G-20 summit and diplomats may also like it as some of the G-20 countries are of the opinion of the Center after the abrogation of Article 370. There can be different views on the scenario of Jammu and Kashmir transformed into a territory.

There will be more than 200 meetings throughout the year

In addition, foreign diplomats, foreign officials based primarily in India and even foreign journalists based in India seek special permission to visit Jammu and Kashmir, posing a procedural challenge to the authorities. The government’s effort is to tell the world about the current situation in this Kashmir.

The G-20 summit is to be held in New Delhi on 9-10 September next year. And India will assume the chairmanship of the grouping later this year in December, and there will be around 200 meetings across the country ahead of the summit in Delhi next year.

Hampi and Mahabalipuram are also in the race

India will become the chairman of the G-20 group for the next one year from December and during this time 200 meetings will be hosted across the country, some of them in Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Not only Kashmir but there are also many cultural and historical heritage sites included in UNESCO World Heritage Sites like Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra, Hampi in Karnataka and Mahabalipuram in Tamil Nadu where meetings can be held.

Over the next 12 months before the summit there will be more than 200 conferences, mainly at ministerial and official levels, and will include civil society teams, raise tanks, enterprises, media and other groups.

Addressing the conference organized in Dharamsala, Union Tourism Secretary Arvind Singh said that 215 meetings will be held at 55 places covering most of the states. These meetings will be held from January 1 next year to September 10, 2023.

The International Exhibition cum Convention Center at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi is expected to be ready for the summit early next year. Also, a beautification drive will be carried out in the national capital, especially in the vicinity of hotels, public places and roads leading to and from the international airport to the convention venue.

Bangladesh may get invitation

Officials said that during India’s G-20 presidency, about 250 cultural events will be organized besides important conferences for the delegates.

India will assume the presidency of the G-20 for the next 12 months from December 1, 2022 and may invite countries like Bangladesh, Egypt, Mauritius, Netherlands, Nigeria, Oman, Singapore, and Spain as guests for the summit. .

G-20 is a group consisting of 19 countries Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, UK, America In addition to the European Union.

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