Many of the most influential and large economies of the world are going to participate in the 2nd G-20 Tourism Working Group Meeting starting from April 1 in Siliguri. This was stated Harsh Vardhan Shingla, Chief Coordinator, G20 India and Arvind Singh, Secretary Tourism, Government of India at a Press Conference in Darjeeling.
Shingla said that the delegates from the G-20 member countries will get the opportunity to discuss the ways of reviving tourism sector which got affected due to the Covid pandemic, in this three-day meet. He also pointed out that India; especially the North Eastern part of the country will get a big opportunity to showcase the rich cultural heritage and tourism potentials dominated in the region. 10 ambassadors from the G-20 Nations who will be visiting the region will also get the opportunity to discuss with the local stakeholders about the potentials of the region.
Singh informed that the key aspects as well as suggestions from different stakeholders will be taken into account to carry forward in the coming days so far as the improvement of the tourism sector is concerned. The Ministry of Tourism is also promoting local products of West Bengal by presenting souvenirs to delegates from ODOP list of items
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