Monday, November 28, 2022

G20 meetings planned across North East region

A day after India was handed over the presidency of the G20, Union minister G Kishan Reddy here said some of the meetings of the influential group are planned to be held across the Northeast region.
Addressing reporters here, before the inauguration of the International Tourism Mart (ITM) 2022 in Aizawl, he also said the government has decided to form a tourism task force for the Northeast region with the help of Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and other ministries.
Also, 100 viewpoints will be constructed along highways in the Northeast region, starting with nine in Mizoram, Reddy said.
He also shared plans of the government for the key G20 meetings after India will formally assume the yearlong Presidency of the influential group for a year from December 1, 2022.
A “special cell” set up for working out locations for G20 meetings, has visited various cities and states. Aizawl will host one of the meetings, he said, adding capitals of other NE states are also being considered.

SourcePTI
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