Dimapur, September 26: Union Minister for Home Affairs Amit Shah, who is also the chairman of the North Eastern Council, will inaugurate ‘Destination North East-2020’ on Sunday through virtual medium.
Destination North East is a calendar event of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region conceptualized with the objective of taking the North East Region to other parts of the country and bringing them closer together in order to strengthen national integration. Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh will be the guest of honour in the event.
For Destination North East 2020, the theme is ‘The Emerging Delightful Destinations’ which speaks of the tourism destinations emerging stronger and more attractive when the sector picks up momentum. The programme focuses mostly on tourism and coincides with World Tourism Day, which falls on September 27.
The four-day programme will feature Audio Visual presentation of the tourist spots of the states and the region, messages from state icons and achievers, introduction to prominent local entrepreneurs and virtual exhibition of handicraft/ traditional fashion/ & local products. There will be special messages from the state Chief Ministers and tourism ministers as well as cultural items of individual states and medley performances combining cultures of all the eight states.
(Page News Service)