The development of a highway from Dhordo village to the UNESCO World Heritage Website of Dholavira in Gujarat will give an financial increase to the area and encourage tourism within the space, a senior official stated on Saturday.
Union Tourism Secretary Arvind Singh, throughout an interplay with the media right here, additionally stated that every one the 5 key precedence areas set for the deliberations through the first G20 Tourism Working Group assembly within the Runn of Kutch have been “endorsed by all member international locations, invitee international locations and worldwide organisations”.
Over 100 G20 delegates from India and overseas attended the occasion within the pristine Runn of Kutch from February 7-9. On February 9, in addition they visited the Harappa-era Dholavira web site.
The secretary stated that one other constructive influence of the occasion is the development of a highway from Dhordo village to Dholavira heritage web site which can give an financial increase to the area and encourage extra tourism in that space.
In the course of the G20 occasion, there was a consensus among the many taking part international locations that the priorities set by India are in the best route, Singh was quoted as saying in an announcement issued by the Tourism Ministry.
“The opposite constructive exercise was data sharing of finest practices on the aspect occasion on rural tourism the place we noticed participation from worldwide organisations. There was additionally participation from India, some from the representatives of state governments and a few additionally from the non-public sector,” he stated.
Singh stated the go to to Dholavira was additionally “an eye-opener” as to how you can take archaeological tourism ahead.
Worldwide experiences of Indonesia, Mexico, Spain, Unesco and different establishments just like the Aga Khan Belief for Tradition have been shared at a aspect occasion on archaeological tourism that may show helpful, he stated.
The members will draw the roadmap for additional deliberations on the 5 priorities on the subsequent working group assembly which will probably be held in April in Siliguri.
The members of the G20 international locations, members of invitee international locations and representatives from 4 worldwide organisations — ILO, UNEP, WTO, ADB — have been current on the first tourism working group assembly of the G20, he added.
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