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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to inaugurate the Biggest Maritime Event Global Maritime India Summit 2023 on 17th October

The event is being organised by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways from 17th to 19th October 2023 at MMRDA Grounds, BKC, Mumbai

Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shri Eknath Shinde and Dr. Pramod Sawant, CM Goa to attend the inaugural session along with Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister, MoPSW; Shri Shripad Y. Naik, MoS, MoPSW,Shri Shantanu Thakur, MoS, MoPSW and Shri Ramesh Bais, Hon’ble Governor of Maharashtra

Ministers, including Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman; Shri Piyush, Goyal; Shri Nitin, Gadkari; Shri Narayan Rane; Dr Mansukh Mandaviya; Shri Dharmendra Pradhan; Smt. Meenakshi Lekhi and Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey to grace the event during the course of three days

Ministers from 12 countries to attend the GMIS 2023 inaugural session

Posted On: 16 OCT 2023 6:13PM by PIB Mumbai

Mumbai, 16 October 2023

 

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will virtually inaugurate the third edition of the Global Maritime India Summit 2023 (GMIS 2023) scheduled to be held from 17th to 19th October at MMRDA Grounds in Mumbai. This biggest maritime event is being organised by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways.

The summit will focus on key areas of the maritime sector with sessions and discussions around ports of the future; decarbonisation; coastal shipping & IWT; shipbuilding; repair and recycling; finance, insurance & arbitration; maritime clusters; innovation & technology; maritime safety and security; and maritime tourism, among others.

The inaugural session will be graced by Shri Eknath Shinde, CM of Maharashtra; Dr. Pramod Sawant, CM, Goa. The session is also set to witness the participation of ministers from 12 countries, including Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Comoros, Iran, Italy, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Spain, and Nepal. In addition, 16 State ministers and Lieutenant Governors from 11 Indian States and Union Territories will be present.

‘This is a landmark event, not just for India, but for the global maritime community. The discussions initiated here will significantly influence maritime policies and strategies worldwide,’ said Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister for Ports, Shipping & Waterways, and AYUSH.

Wide International and National Representation

The summit is bolstered by confirmed participation from 115 officials from 28 countries including Belarus, Belgium, Bhutan, Denmark, France, Iran, Italy, Netherlands, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, South Africa, Spain, Norway, Mexico, UAE, UK, USA and many more.

Unfurling 'Amrit Kaal Vision 2047'

This summit serves as a platform to unveil 'Amrit Kaal Vision 2047,' a 25-year blueprint for the Indian maritime blue economy. The plan outlines strategic initiatives aimed at enhancing port facilities, promoting sustainable practices, and facilitating international collaboration. Projects worth INR 23,364 crores will be inaugurated, or foundation stones will be laid during the summit to align with this vision.

Unprecedented Industry and Investment Avenues

With over 81 international speakers from 27 countries and more than 100 Indian counterparts, the summit is poised to be a hub of industry expertise. Over 3,000 registered delegates, including 31 leading Global CEOs, will participate in discussions. Investment-wise, the event will see the execution of 316 Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) amounting to more than INR 7.18 lakh crores, with 86 investable projects worth around INR 1.7 lakh crores showcased.

Exhaustive Exhibition and Conference Line-up

A comprehensive exhibition with 150 exhibitors and an expansive conference schedule featuring 31 sessions, including technical discussions, state sessions, and international round tables, will offer in-depth insight into the future of the maritime industry.

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