The Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the programme marking 20 years celebration of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit at Science City in Ahmedabad om September 27. This programme was organised to celebrate the 20 years of this summit.
The Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit was started 20 years ago on 28 September 2003 and it transformed into a truly global event, attaining the status of being one of the premier business summits in India.
The 10th edition of the Vibrant Summit is scheduled to take place from January 10 to 12, 2024, at the Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar.
Governor of Gujarat, Acharya Devvrat, Chief Minister of Gujarat, Bhupendra Patel, Member of Parliament, C R Patil, Ministers from Government of Gujarat and Industry Leaders were present on the occasion among others.
Addressing the gathering, the PM Modi remarked that the seeds sown twenty years ago have taken the form of a magnificent and diverse Vibrant Gujarat. He expressed delight at becoming a part of the 20th-anniversary celebrations of Vibrant Gujarat Summit. Reiterating that Vibrant Gujarat is not merely a branding exercise for the state but an occasion to strengthen the bonding, the Prime Minister emphasized that the summit is a symbol of a solid bond associated with him and the capabilities of 7 crore people of the state. “This bond is based upon the immense love of the people for me”, he added.
PM Modi highlighted the success of the Summit through its journey. The 2003 edition attracted only a few hundred participants; today more than 40000 participants and delegates and 135 countries take part in the summit, he informed. The number of exhibitors has also increased from 30 in 2003 to more than 2000 today.
Programme witnessed the participation of industry associations, prominent personalities from the sphere of trade & commerce, young entrepreneurs, and students of higher and technical education colleges among others.