The G-20 offers the best opportunity for India to showcase its culture, history and tourism potential and to position itself as a major tourist destination in the world. India will be soon presiding over the G20 from December 2022 to November 2023. We will host over 200 meetings across 55 cities during this period. These meetings are also proposed to be held in several states of north east including . Union Tourism Minister Shri G Kishan Reddy said this during his address in the inaugural session of 10th ITM for the North East Region on 17th November 2022 in Aizawl today. He further added that smong the G20 member countries, China, Mexico, India, South Africa and Indonesia are projected to expand their tourism industry post COVID. With our presidency we definitely can stride ahead of these 4-5 countries to build the rightful place of India’s tourism industry in the global arena. We must plan to showcase our North Eastern Cultural Richness while welcoming the world to our country. This International Tourism Mart 2022 will highlight the diverse tourist attractions and products offered in the 8 states.
Union Tourism Minister Shri G Kishan Reddy and Chief Minister of Mizoram Shri Zoramthanga jointly laid the foundation stone of Aizawl Convention Center at Chite, PRASHAD Project in Mizoram and two Bamboo Link Roads during the inauguration of the ITM 2022 at Aizawl today.
The Union Minister also launched the Mizoram Tourism Coffee Table Book on this occasion. MoS Tourism Govt of Mizoram Shri Robert Romawia Royte, Secretary Tourism Shri Arvind Singh, Senior economic adviser, Ministry of Tourism, Shri Gyan Bhusan, Smt. Manisha Saxena, Principal Secretary, Tourism Department, Government of Mizoram and other senior officials of GoI and Govt. of Mizoram also graced the event.