Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay
inaugurate the biennial global investor summit organised by
the state government that is expected to see participation
from more than 100 countries.
The Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 will be held
from January 18-20 in the state capital Gandhinagar.
Rupani met Modi at his residence in New Delhi along
with senior state government officials to apprise him about
the preparations for the ninth edition of the biennial summit,
said an official press release.
"Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today visited New Delhi
"In a meeting held at the Prime Minister's residence,
the chief minister and senior secretaries of the Government of
upcoming Vibrant Summit," it said.
The Centre has lent support to the state government to
make the three-day summit a success, the release said, quoting
As many as 12 nations will be "partner countries" for
the summit, which started in 2003 when Modi was Gujarat Chief
Around 30,000 delegates from more than 100 countries
are expected participate in the summit, it said.
The state will also celebrate Africa Day at the
summit, said the release.
"By celebrating Africa Day in Vibrant Summit-2019, we
want to move forward to develop relationships with Africa (in
a range of fields), including export and investment," the
release said, quoting the Chief Minister.
The MSME sector has also been included in the summit.
Also, for the first time, a shopping festival will be
held in Ahmedabad from January 15-27 as part of the summit,
where big and small traders will be able to explore business
opportunities, said the release.
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