Growing and vast economy like India needs high quality venues: Vice President Lays foundation stone for International Exhibition-cum-Convention Center

New Delhi
December 22, 2017

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that growing and vast economy like India needs high quality venues to host Government to Government, Business to Business and Business to Consumer events. He was addressing a gathering after laying foundation stone for International Exhibition-cum-Convention Center (IECC) and Integrated Transit Corridor Development project at Pragati Maidan, here today. The Union Minister for Commerce and Industries, Shri Suresh Prabhu and other dignitaries were present on the occasion.

The Vice President said that the city of Delhi and NCR region do require such modern facilities of international standards to attract major events from across the world. He further expressed his confidence that this complex would evolve as one of the best managed convention and exhibition complexes in the world.

The Vice President said that the IECC Project will further strengthen and diversify roots of Indian trade in India and promote abroad. He further said that government has undertaken a series of economic reforms in the last few years such as Goods and Services Tax, Make in India, Startup India and Fund of Funds for Startups, Digital India and liberal FDI regime have significantly improved domestic business and investment climate which have led to huge investment inflows into India.

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