Punjab to host tourism summit this week says CM Mann


Punjab’s Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann on Sunday announced that a Tourism Summit that is being organised by the state government between 11 and 13 September will showcase the “indomitable spirit of bravery, sacrifice, revolution, hard work and hospitality” that is showcased by Punjabis across the globe.
Extending an invitation to all to attend this summit being organised at the Amity University in SAS Nagar, Mohali, the Chief Minister said that Punjab is known as the blessed land of Gurus, saints, seers, poets and prophets. He said that it is also a matter of “great pride and satisfaction” that the state has also in the past been a harbinger of many revolutions in terms of watershed movements in the freedom struggle, the green revolution and others. Likewise, Bhagwant Singh Mann said that the state is also blessed with a bounty of geographical beauty which catches the eyeballs of everyone coming to this sacred land.
The Chief Minister said that in order to highlight these aspects of the state which have been hitherto ignored by successive state governments, the Punjab government is organising this Tourism summit. He said that during this summit detailed deliberations will be held on ways to boost the tourism sector in the state for which six different sessions are being held specifically.
CM Mann said that during these sessions detailed parleys will be held on topics like Amritsar as a Tourism destination, Heritage Tourism, Eco and Farm or Home Stay Tourism, Food and Culinary Tourism, Wellness Tourism and Media and Entertainment tourism.
The Chief Minister said that the state is renowned all over the world for its warm hospitality and no stone will be left unturned for welcoming the guests during these events. He said that the state government has made elaborate arrangements for the smooth and hassle-free conduct of the three-day-long summit. Bhagwant Singh Mann envisioned that this mega event would further put the state of roadmap of international tourism adding that deliberations during the summit will act as a pivotal to showcase the rich heritage of the state to the world.