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Over 200 foreign delegates to particiate in Investors' Meet in HP

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

Over 200 foreign delegates are likely to take part in the two-day Global Investors' Meet scheduled to begin in Dharmshala on Thursday, Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said on Monday.

Presiding over the meeting in Dharamshala on Monday to review the preparedness of the meet, Thakur said that as many as 209 foreign delegates were expected to attend the event.

Eight sectoral sessions will be held during the event besides B2G meetings with the entrepreneurs during the meet, he added.

Foolproof arrangements must be made to ensure that the maiden mega event becomes a memorable one, he added.

At the same time, he said that it must be ensured that general public, particularly the patients, aged and students do not face any inconvenience and arrangements should be made for smooth plying of the vehicles during the event.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will preside over the inaugural function on November 7 and Home Minister Amit Shah will preside over the valedictory function on November 8.

Senior Union Ministers would also be participating in the Meet, he added.

On this occasion, Kangra Deputy Commissioner Rakesh Prajapati said that adequate arrangements have been made for comfortable stay of the dignitaries visiting Dharamshala to participate in the Meet.

Over 1,200 rooms have been booked for the visiting dignitaries in the city, he said adding that effective steps have been taken to ensure smooth plying of vehicles during the event.

As many as 125 liaison officers have been deputed with the visiting foreign dignitaries and other VVIPs, he added.

Earlier on reaching Dharamshala, Chief Minister visited the police ground where the meet would be held.

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First Published: Mon, November 04 2019. 21:35 IST