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Tourism Ministers of BRICS nations to meet in Khajuraho, MP

Tourism Ministers Of BRICS Countries Will Meet At The World Famous Temple City Khajuraho For A Two-day Long Conference From September 1.

PTI | Updated on: 29 Aug 2016, 07:19:12 PM


Tourism Ministers of BRICS countries will meet at the world famous temple city Khajuraho for a two-day long conference from September 1.

Besides India, the Tourism Ministers of Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa will take part in the conference to deliberate on issues related to tourism, an official release said today.

On the first day of the meet, a presentation will be made on the Indian Tourism Ministry’s ‘Atulya Bharat’ campaign by Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Bihar.

Later, BRICS nation’s representatives and Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO) delegation will make a presentation, it said.

On the second day, Indian Travel and Trade and its associated institutes will have a meeting with the BRICS representatives. Group discussions will also be held on the Inter-Regional Tourism Promotion.

Besides a session on implementing technology and innovation in the tourism sector will also be held.

Various cultural programmes including light and sound show will also be organised for the participants during the event.

Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Mahesh Sharma, Madhya Pradesh’s Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Tourism, Surendra Patwa, MP Tourism Development Corporation (MPTDC) Chairman Tapan Bhowmik, Union Tourism Secretary Vinod Zutshi and MP Tourism Secretary Hariranjan Rao among others will take part in the conference, the release said. 

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First Published : 29 Aug 2016, 07:15:00 PM