Srinagar- The Union Territory Lieutenant Governor, Manoj Sinha on Thursday described G20 summits as a matter of pride for the country and impressed upon the officials of his administration to make concerted efforts to ensure successful conduct of one of the meetings in Srinagar.
“G20 is a matter of pride for the country. We should make concerted efforts to ensure successful conduct of the G20 meeting in Srinagar,” Sinha said.
He made these remarks while chairing a high-level meeting to discuss preparation for the G20 meeting at Srinagar.
The LG asked the departments to contribute enthusiastically to make the historic occasion a memorable one.
India assumed the Presidency of the powerful grouping G20 from Indonesia on December 1 and is hosting about 200 meetings in 32 different sectors in multiple locations across the country. The third G20 tourism working group meeting will be held in Srinagar between May 22-24.
The G20 or Group of 20 is an intergovernmental forum of the world’s major developed and developing economies.
It comprises Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, the Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, the UK, the US and the European Union (EU).
Among others, the meeting was attended by LG’s Advisor Rajeev Rai Bhatnagar, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism Arvind Singh, Chief Secretary Dr. Arun Kumar Mehta, ACS Home RK Goyal, DGP Dilbag Singh, Special Secretary & Joint Secretaries from G20 Secretariat, besides other senior officers
The meeting, organized with the aim of making the upcoming event success with the cooperation of all the stakeholders, also reviewed various aspects of preparation, an official spokesperson said.
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