Maritime India Summit Website launched
Nitin Gadkari, Minister of Shipping, Road Transport and Highways. Government of India, launched the Website for Maritime India Summit 2016 www.maritimeinvest.in at the Ports and Shipping seminar at Make in India (MII) Summit today. This user friendly website will facilitate investors and participants to access detailed information about the summit including registrations.
Launching the Website the Minister said, “A strong maritime sector will create economic growth and jobs. Realizing this potential is duty towards the nation. I am committed to bring the sector into focus; to achieve our goal of Port led economic development”
Maritime India Summit 2016 (MIS 2016), a maiden Global summit being organised by the Ministry of Shipping to unleash the potential of Indian Maritime Sector. MIS 2016 will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on 14 April 2016 at the Bombay Convention and Exhibition Centre in Mumbai.
MIS 2016 comprises of an Investors’ Summit being held on 14–15 April 2016 and along with an Exhibition and Demo Sessions spread over three days. The Republic of Korea is the partner country for the MIS 2016 and will be represented by the high level ministerial and business delegation. More than 50 other maritime nations have also been invited to attend the Summit.
As a precursor to the MIS 2016 roadshows have been organised in Kolkata, Chennai and Hyderabad. Next one is scheduled in Ahmedabad on 23 February 2016. Minister urged the potential participants/exhibitors to register themselves online and avail the early bird discount till 10th of March 2016. The launch of the website at MII Summit witnessed an enthusiastic participation by policy-makers, industry experts, corporate captains and Ministry of Shipping officials.