State Chief Secretary’s briefing on Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019

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Gandhinagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the 9th edition of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit on January 18 in Gandhinagar. Uzbekistan president Shavkat Mirziyoyev, Rwandan president Paul Kagame, Denmark’s prime minister Lars Lokke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Czech Republic Andrej Babis and Prime Minister of Malta Joseph Muscat will attend the inauguration function. Prime Minister Modi will hold one-on-one meetings with the visiting leaders on the sidelines of the summit later in the day and also host them on a dinner.

Later in the evening, PM Modi will have an hour-long meeting with the head of Sovereign and Wealth Funds who will be coming for the “global investors round table” at the same venue of Mahatma Mandir.

“Prime Minister Modi will arrive on January 17 and inaugurate the Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show (at Helipad Grounds) at 2:30 pm, followed by his visit to Ahmedabad to inaugurate Sardar Patel Institute of Medical Sciences and Research. At around 6 pm, accompanied by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, he will reach the Sabarmati River Front and make a token purchase at the Amdavad Shopping Festival and thereby formally start the festival.

About 115 delegations from other countries are expected to come for the summit where 20,000 delegates and 26,380 companies have registered for the three-day event between January 18-20. The official said that all the main bridges and flyovers in Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar are being lighted up for the summit.

Gujarat CM Rupani is expected to chair the event ‘Gujarat’s Sprint to 2022’ on January 19 at the summit which will showcase the state’s progress by 2022. “Many of the infrastructure projects will get completed by 2022.

These details were shared by State Chief Secretary Dr. J.N.Singh in a press conference in capital Gandhinagar today.


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