PANAJI: Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said that 99 per cent of the infrastructure for the G20 Summit has been completed, and the first phase of meetings will be held from April 17 to 19.
“99% of the infrastructure for the G20 Summit has been completed, and the first phase of meetings will be held from April 17 to 19,” said CM Sawant.
He further said that Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandviya will chair the meeting, and two foreign ministers are expected to attend the meeting.
“200 delegates are expected to attend the meet; Goans also have a responsibility to welcome G20 delegates, need to maintain cleanliness and law and order, people should not throw garbage on roads,” said CM.
He said special desks are set up at Mopa and Dabolim Airport to give a traditional welcome to 200-odd delegates. Specially designed buses and taxis will take care of delegates’ logistics.
“This is a good opportunity for God to showcase our culture and cuisine to G20 delegates, said CM Pramod Sawant after a review meeting.
He added that this will help us attract many foreign tourists to the state.
Ahead of multiple G20 meetings in Goa, the coastal state is witnessing fast-paced work on road repairs, infrastructure upgrades, beautification and waste management.
India currently holds the Presidency of the G20, or Group of Twenty — an intergovernmental forum of the world’s 20 major developed and developing economies.
A series of meetings on different issues related to the G20 is being held in states and Union Territories.