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1st Tourism Working Group Meeting (TWG) scheduled to be held at Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, from 7th – 9th February 2023

Dear Madam/Sir,

The 1st Tourism Working Group Meeting (TWG) scheduled to be held at Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, from 7th – 9th February 2023, is a part of the meetings beings held under India’s G 20 Presidency.

  1. The G20, or Group of Twenty, is an intergovernmental forum of the world’s major developed and developing economies. It comprises 19 countries (Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Mexico, Russia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey, UK, USA) and the European Union (EU). Collectively, the G20 accounts for 85% of global GDP, 75% of international trade and two-thirds of the world population, making it the premier forum for international economic cooperation. India is currently part of the G20 Troika (current, previous and incoming G20 Presidencies) comprising Indonesia, Italy and India. During our Presidency, India, Indonesia and Brazil would form the troika. This would be the first time when the troika would consist of three developing countries and emerging economies, providing them a greater voice.
  1. In this regard the undersigned is directed request you to nominate a journalist from your organization to  travel to attend1stTourism Working Group Meeting (TWG), scheduled to be held at Rann of Kutch, Gujarat, from 7th – 9th February 2023. The Ministry will be bearing the cost for air travel and local hospitality at Rann of Kutch during the event. The travel details and other necessary information as per the attached format may be sent by return mail by 23.01.2023, for making the necessary arrangements.

With Best Regards,
अनूप बिश्वास /Anoop Biswas
सहायक निदेशक/ Assistant Director

भारत सरकार /Government of India
पर्यटन मंत्रालय/ Ministry of Tourism

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