B20 delegates arrive Imphal
Imphal: B20 delegates have arrived Imphal on Friday; a ministerial team led by Textiles, Commerce and Industries minister Nemcha Kipgen, Education minister Th. Basantakumar Singh, Transport minister, Khashim Vashum and ML Kh. Ibomcha Singh warmly received the delegates at Bir Tikendrajit International Airport.
Manipur is hosting the first of the four B20 sessions scheduled in the North East, which is the official G20 dialogue forum for the global business community. The B20 conference will be graced by the chief minister N.Biren Singh; minister of state, Commerce and Industries, Som Prakash; and minister of state, External Affairs, Dr R K Ranjan Singh, in the presence of senior state and central government officials.
Delegates from 23 nations representing Australia, Argentina, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Chad, Canada, China, France, Greece, Iceland, Japan, Nepal, Russia, Seychelles, Singapore, South Africa, Switzerland, Tunisia, Uganda, United States and United Kingdom will be part of the B20 sessions scheduled in Manipur.
Besides the delegates from these countries, visiting dignitaries include 26 overseas business delegates and 24 diplomats including Ambassadors from these countries and India.