Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Kohima to host 4th B20 event from April 4

The fourth and final B20 India event in the Northeast is scheduled at Kohima from April 4 to 6.
According to PIB, the event will follow the theme of Opportunities for Multilateral Business Partnerships in Agriculture and Food Processing, Tourism and IT. Along with discussions and plenary sessions, there will be B2B and B2G meetings. The State government will showcase key activities and developments in these sectors, while emphasizing investment opportunities in the same.
Following the delegates’ arrival on the first day of the three-day meeting, there will be dinner and a cultural programme at Capital Cultural Hall on April 4. The B20 conference will take place on Day-2, followed by B2B and B2G meetings, a mini-Hornbill festival, excursion to a WWII museum, visit to a heritage hamlet and a cultural programme.
The third day will bring the event to a close with a trip to Kohima War Cemetery and departure of the participants from Kohima.
The B20 (Business 20) is an official G20 platform for communication with the global business community, is comprised of business associations and leads engagement with G20 governments on behalf of the international business community. It mobilises perspectives of global business leaders on global economic and trade governance and offers each rotating presidency with actionable policy recommendations to enhance economic growth and development.
The Northeast had been of significant focus for B20 India initiatives, with four conferences planned across the region to showcase the vast potential and opportunities of the region. The first three conferences held at Imphal, Aizawl and Gangtok had been successful in their objective of highlighting the untapped potential of the region.


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