3-day Northeast India festival kicks off in Bangkok

3-day Northeast India competition kicks off in Bangkok

Guwahati: The three-day Northeast competition received off a rousing begin in Bangkok on Friday in presence of 150 Thai tour operators interacting with Northeast India’s tourism stakeholders.

The colorful competition started on the Centara Grand Lodge in Bangkok to showcase Northeast India and discover the shared historical past, organizers stated.

Senior officers of Tourism Departments of assorted northeastern states displayed a vivid and elaborate image of the scope, potentiality and pure great thing about northeast India, stated an announcement.

Ambassador of India to Thailand Suchitra Durai in her welcome deal with outlined the competition is a path-breaking initiative to advertise the Indo-Thai relationship with a particular give attention to Northeast India.

India’s Minister of State for Exterior Affairs R.Okay. Ranjan, Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio, a number of ministers from the Northeastern states, senior officers of Central and state governments within the northeast and prime industrialists, amongst others attended the competition.

Within the second version of the ‘Northeast India Pageant‘, a collection of discussions, exhibitions, buyer-seller meets, cultural programmes and style occasions could be held on the Central World in Bangkok, which may also be part of the occasions to have a good time 75 years of India-Thailand diplomatic ties.

The primary version of the competition was organised in February 2019 when it was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

With help from the Indian Embassy in Bangkok and numerous state governments within the Northeast, the competition is being organised by the Guwahati-based socio-cultural belief, Pattern MMS.

Ambassadors of assorted ASEAN and QUAD international locations, consultants, and the native Thai group are additionally anticipated to attend the competition.

Over 30 MSME entrepreneurs will showcase their merchandise from the northeastern area on the competition with a particular give attention to tea, handicraft, agri-horti merchandise and tourism.

Pageant director Shyamkanu Mahanta stated that greater than 400 delegates are travelling to Bangkok to take part within the competition.

Mahanta additional stated that the Northeast Diaspora in Thailand underneath NEIA is supporting the occasion.