IEP Chandigarh, January 13
Ahead of the proposed G-20 summit meeting to be held in March in Gurugram, Additional Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister and Director General, Information, Public Relations and Languages Department, Dr. Amit Agrawal visited Gurugram on Friday. He visited Hotel Leela, the venue of the proposed meeting, along with Deputy Commissioner, Gurugram, Sh. Nishant Kumar Yadav and other officials.
Expressing his views during the visit, Dr. Amit Agrawal said that under the leadership of Prime Minister, Sh. Narendra Modi; the country has got a golden opportunity to chair the G-20 summit. He said that on this opportunity, the Haryana government wants to display the art and culture of the state in front of the delegates of the G-20 group member countries to leave an indelible impression of hosting the event here; so that the foreign guests get a pleasant experience from Haryana and build a good image of India and the state globally.
He said that on arrival in Haryana, the foreign delegates would be welcomed and felicitated according to the rich tradition of the state with ‘tilak and turban’ as a mark of respect. Also, a Haryanvi feast, especially delicacies made of millets will also be kept for them, as this year is being celebrated as the ‘International Year of Millets’.
Dr. Amit Agrawal said that as per the ideology of Chief Minister, Sh. Manohar Lal, efforts will be made to make this summit as ‘People’s G-20’. Before the proposed meetings in Gurugram, seminars and essay competitions will be organized in colleges and universities of the state and efforts will be made to felicitate the winners of these competitions in Gurugram.
He said that apart from the member countries, representatives of the invited countries will also participate in the G-20 summit and thus it is a historic occasion during which every possible effort will be made to showcase the rich culture and tradition of Haryana