Nagaland prepares to host G20 calendar event
110 delegates from 28 G20 countries expected to participate
KOHIMA, March 19 2023: Nagaland is all set to become venue of the G20 calendar event on April 5 2023. The state will host a business meeting which will feature representatives of the G20 countries.
Chief Secretary J Alam informed that the State Government is fully prepared for the programme. He stated that India's year-long presidency of G20 which began in December last year was a matter of great honour for the country.
He also said that in the G20 calendar meetings will be held year-round in over 33 cities.
The Chief Secretary said that preparations are underway for a grand welcome of the G20 delegates who will participate in the summit meeting in Nagaland. He stated that various infrastructure at the airport, roads and venues are being revamped for the grand event.
Around 110 delegates are being expected to participate of which about 100 will be from 28 G20 countries and the remaining from international organizations that are part of the grouping. The delegates will arrive on special flights on April 4.
The business delegates from big continental corporations, ambassadors and other senior representatives of their respective countries will be attending the summit.
Chief Secretary highlighted on business meetings and cultural programs aimed showcasing the strengths of Nagaland at the summit events. He said the meetings would focus mostly on agriculture & allied services, food processing industry and tourism.
Nagaland would be able to create investment opportunities through the events, he was optimistic.