Published on : Saturday, April 9, 2022
Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways in the Government of India, together with the Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI), is arranging “Waterways Conclave 2022” from April 11-12 in Dibrugarh, Assam.
In accordance with the ambition of PM Gati Shakti’s National Masterplan, the Waterways Conclave in the northeastern region is set for quick development of multimodal projects to rejuvenate the economic activities and improve employment condition.
Potentially the waterways sector can bring about rise in bilateral trade and investment via partnership. The Waterways Conclave will measure the new possibilities for cooperation in the waterways sector between nations. The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) and ICC (International Chamber of Commerce) are the industry partners for the two-day conclave.
Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Honorable Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways and AYUSH, Government of India; Shri Nitin Gadkari, Honorable Minister of Road Transport and Highways, Government of India; and the Honorable Chief Minister of Assam, Dr. Himanta Biswa Sarma, shall be present at the event and deliver speech during the Inaugural Session on the April 12, 2022.
Also, Shri Nakap Nalo, Hon’ble Minister of Tourism, Transport and Civil Aviation. Government of Arunachal Pradesh, Chief Minister(s) of North-eastern States, Dr Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Hon’ble Minister of State, Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India; Shri Shripad Naik, Hon’ble Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India; Shri Shantanu Thakur, Hon’ble Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Government of India; Mr Lyonpo Loknath Sharma, Hon’ble Minister of Economic Affairs, Royal Government of Bhutan, Mr Khalid Mahmud Chowdhury, Hon’ble Minister of State for Shipping, Government of Bangladesh will address the meeting.