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Aditya Thackeray on the inauguration of the Maharashtra Pavilion at the WEF in Davos

New Delhi: Maharashtra Minister Aditya Thackeray along with other leaders of the Maha Vikas Aghadi government inaugurated the Maharashtra Pavilion in Davos, Switzerland. Other ministers with Thackeray included Subhash Desai and Nitin Raut.

After the inauguration, Aditya Thackeray took to Twitter to share photos from the ceremony. Along with the photos, he wrote, “Opened Maharashtra Pavilion in Davos with Ministers Subhash Desai ji and Nitin Raut ji. Maharashtra has a strong presence at Davos this year and we intend to improve that, across all global platforms, for Maharashtra. A stronger Maharashtra for a stronger India.

In another tweet, he wrote: “At the India pavilion @Davos. An honor to represent Maharashtra, India at @wef.

A delegation of Indian ministers led by Union Minister Piyush Goyal is in Davos, Switzerland to participate in the World Economic Forum. This year coincides with the 50th anniversary of the World Economic Forum and the Forum’s 35 years of collaboration with India, which would give India an opportunity to show its unified presence, including the center and the states.

According to a press release from the Ministry of Trade and Industry, “This event would help to further strengthen India’s position as an important and relevant stakeholder in shaping the global narrative, especially as the India assumes the G-20 Presidency in 2023. The WEF will also be a platform to project India as an attractive investment destination given its robust economic growth and stable macroeconomic indicators.

The press release also states that to mark 75 years of independence and “Azaadi ka Amrit Mahotsav”, DPIIT has taken the initiative to have a consolidated presence in India at the World Economic Forum in Davos from May 22-26, 2022. Alongside the Indian lounge, a state lounge has also been set up.

Union Minister Goyal is accompanied by ministers from six states among other ministers namely Madhya Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Karnataka and Telangana.