These MoUs were signed with France Metropole Paris, Mauritius, Reunion Island, Martinique, Sri Lanka, GOPIO International, Malaysia and Mauritius. The MoUs were signed by Principal Secretary Tourism and Culture and Managing Director Tourism Board Shri Sheo Shekhar Shukla on behalf of Tourism Board and presidents of 8 countries of GOPIO.
Principal Secretary Shri Shukla said that these MoUs have been executed with the aim of boosting co-operation in the development of tourism sector of the state, promotion and publicity of tourist places. It also seeks to strengthen, promote and develop co-operation in research, promotion and tourism development. Principal Secretary Shri Shukla said that every person of Indian origin is actually a cultural ambassador of the country. He also appealed to all overseas Indians to promote India’s culture abroad.
President GOPIO France Shri Rajaram Munuswamy said that the MoUs will pave the way for a fruitful relationship for both countries. This will strengthen the existing bond between Madhya Pradesh Tourism and French-speaking regions.