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With 26 partner countries & 15 Foreign Ministers VGGS 2022 slated to set new benchmarks

    Gandhinagar, Friday:  The enthusiasm and interest for the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2022 is exceptional. The most awaited 10th Edition of the Summit is set to be a grand affair. The mega-event scheduled from January 10 to 12, 2022, has received tremendous response from partner countries, business leaders, Heads of States and Governments, industries, and thought leaders.

    Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Summit on January 10 in a glittering function at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar, in the presence of galaxy of leaders, business magnates, and investors from India and overseas.

    For the first time, Heads of States and Heads of Governments of five nations would attend the Summit. They include Mr. Mikhail Mishustin, Prime Minister of Russia, Mr. Filipe Jacinto Nyusi,  President of Mozambique,  Mr. Pravind Jugnauth, Prime Minister of Mauritius, Mr. Sher Bahadur Deuba, Prime Minister of Nepal, and Mr. Janez Jansa, Prime Minister of Slovenia.

    The 26 countries that have partnered for the VGGS 2022, will further enhance the reach and engagement of the Summit with the international business and knowledge community. Prominent countries such as Germany, France, Italy, Canada, Australia, Japan, Russia, the UK, UAE, Israel, Singapore, Sweden, South Korea, Denmark, Finland have chosen the Summit as their springboard to explore opportunities in the State. Over the past two decades, the Summit has established Gujarat’s position as the world’s gateway to India, the land of opportunities.

    Among those gracing the occasion will be global business tycoons and CEOs. They include Mr. Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem (DP World), Mr. Didier Casimiro (Rosneft),  Mr Tony Fountain (Nyara Energy Limited), Mr. Toshihiro Suzuki (Suzuki Motor Corp), Dr. Vivek Lall (Global Atomics Global Corporation), Mr. Maeda  Tadashi (Japan Bank for International Cooperation), Mr. Salil Gupte (Boeing India Pvt Ltd) and Mr. William L. Blair (Lockheed Martin India Pvt. Ltd.). Despite challenging times globally, the Summit is on course to succeed and showcase the State’s potential to the world.

    The prominent Indian business leaders that will be participating in the Summit include Mukesh Ambani (RIL), Gautam Adani (Adani Group), KM Birla (Aditya Birla Group), Sunil Bharati Mittal (Bharati Enterprises), Ashok Hinduja (Hinduja Group), N. Chandrasekharan (Tata Group) and Harsh Goenka (RPG Group). The participation of these industrial titans reiterates Gujarat’s dominance as the most preferred destination in India for global businesses.

    The wide area of sectors these stakeholders represent includes, among others aviation, automobiles, financial services, energy, defense, retail, and realty. They demonstrate Gujarat’s expansive opportunities and capabilities to industries and businesses worldwide. This VGGS will indeed surpass expectations and lay the foundation for the next growth phase for the State.

    True to its central theme, From Aatmanirbhar Gujarat to Aatmanirbhar Bharat, the VGGS 2022 will pave the way for a self-reliant and enterprising India. The Summit was conceptualized in 2003 by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi (the then Chief Minister of Gujarat) with a vision to promote Gujarat as a national leader in the country’s socio-economic development. Since then, the State has emerged as a fulcrum of India’s economic growth story.

    Commenting on the preparations, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Bhupendra Patel said, “We are delighted by the response we have received and are confident that Gujarat will deliver on the Hon’ble PM’s clarion call of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat.”

    Adding further, the Hon’ble CM, said, “We have confirmed participation from 15 foreign ministers, four foreign governors and Heads of State alike, and the CEOs from global brands. The VGGS 2022 will set new benchmarks for stakeholders, the State, and the country.”

    The VGGS 2022 brings to the fore Gujarat’s entrepreneurial spirit and it reflects the State’s unwavering commitment to fulfill the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of an Aatmanirbhar Bharat.

    Source: Information Department, Gujarat