The Fact News Service
Chandigarh, November 7
To review the preparations being made for the G-20 Summit, a meeting of the Sub-Cabinet Committee under the Chairmanship of Local Government was held today on Monday at the Municipal Bhawan, Chandigarh. The members of Cabinet sub-committee Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal, Harjot Singh Bains and Harbhajan Singh were also present in the meeting.
Giving information in this regard, Local Government Minister, Dr. Inderbir Singh Nijjar said that the G-20 summit is going to be held in the holy city of Amritsar in March 2023 possibly on 15 to 17 March 2023. The Presidents and Prime Ministers of G-20 countries and other international delegates will participate in this summit. He said that it is a matter of great pride that this international-level event is going to be held in the state of Punjab.
Cabinet Minister Dr.Nijjar further informed that approximately Rs. 100 crores will be spent on development works for the beautification of the city of Amritsar for the G-20 summit. The extensive arrangements will be made for the success of this global event. The local government minister disclosed that with this international event, the state will emerge on the global tourism map, it would also give boost to investment in the state.
On this occasion, he gave the details of the works to be done to strengthen the beauty and basic infrastructure of the city and said that whatever work will be done will be not only for the program, but will be strong and sustainable works according to the needs of the city residents. He said that the works to be done include repairing roads, street lights, making green belts, painting the Golden Gate, improving solid waste management, signage boards, and electricity. Includes traffic light works.
The Cabinet Subcommittee has directed the concerned officers present in the meeting to ensure that every development work to be done at Amritsar is completed within the stipulated time.