Rakesh Kumar, Chairman Indian Expo Centre and Mart hosted the event which was joined by other prominent Himachal officials such as Chairman of the HP Tourism Development Corporation Limited, Raghubeer Singh Bali, who was the Guest of Honor and Chief Secretary of the Himachal government, Pramod Saxena. After lighting of the auspicious lamp and felicitation of the esteemed guests in attendance, Rakesh Kumar delivered his welcome address.
In his address, Rakesh Kumar welcomed the guests to the 6th India International Expo and revealed that the state in focus of this year’s Expo was the “breathtaking and beautiful” Himachal Pradesh. Quoting Himachal CM Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu, Rakesh Kumar said that, “Himachal has positioned itself as an all-season destination, garnering international attention and attracting travellers from around the world.” He further said that Himachal is committed to developing eco-friendly tourism and hospitality while conserving the natural beauty and ecological barriers of the state.
Rakesh Kumar said that, “Himachal witnessed the highest tourist in six years crossing the number of one crore to race in the first six months of this year…the state welcomed a total of 1.6 crore visitors as of June.” He further said that Himachal was the most conducive destination for exhibitions. Highlighting the cleanliness and pollution-free environment of the Himalayan state, Rakesh said that this makes Himachal a better exhibition centre than metro cities like Delhi. He concluded by expressing his gratitude and said, “On this occasion, we at Expo Centre and Mart, look forward to joining hands with the government of Himachal Pradesh for the development of the Centre”
About India Exposition Mart Limited (IEML)
The largest integrated exhibition and convention centre in India that has hosted several international events and has been awarded as the Best Standalone Convention Centre by the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India. It is located in Greater Noida, a destination coming under the spotlight due to record investments in commercial and housing projects, and the coming up of JewarAiport in the close vicinity. Experts believe that this is going to be the game-changer of economic activities and MICE destination in the coming years in Delhi NCR region. India Exposition Mart Limited (IEML) has added another feather to its cap with the launch of Expo Inn, Suites and Convention, a 134rooms business hotel which is a first-of-its-kind stay option within a trade fair venue. You can now walk to the Expo Mart while staying at the Expo Inn.