Fifteen Indian states, nine federal ministries to be at Expo 2020 Dubai
From Krishnan Nayar
NEW DELHI, 26th September, 2021 (WAM) – Fifteen Indian states and union territories have confirmed their participation at the India Pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai, according to a press release from the authorities in charge of the Pavilion issued here.
These states and union territories will take part in the world exposition along with their delegations for planned business-to-government and government-to-government meetings, according to the organizers of the events at the Pavilion.
“These states will exhibit their culture, food and business opportunities at the India Pavilion,” the press release said.
In addition, nine ministries and departments of the Indian federal government will take part in Expo 2020 Dubai via the India Pavilion.
Business houses which form the vanguard of Indian industry, several Indian-owned enterprises in the UAE and global conglomerates with large operations in India will also actively participate in the activities at the India Pavilion through their presence.
“Showcasing India’s innovation potential and capabilities, an ‘Indian Innovation Hub’ has been developed to offer a platform for budding innovators and startups to showcase their capabilities.
India’s Ambassador to the UAE, Pavan Kapoor, said: “It is very clear that by sheer dint of our proportion of population, by our connections that we have here, we will be one of the largest participants at Expo 2020 Dubai.
Aman Puri, Consul General of India in Dubai and Deputy Commissioner General for India at Expo 2020 Dubai, added: “This is a significant time in the history of both India and the UAE and Expo 2020 Dubai is a tremendous opportunity to further cement our already flourishing ties.