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PM Modi invited to inaugurate Himalayan meet in Dehradun in Sept

News Agencies | Updated on: 21 July 2017, 17:21 IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been invited to inaugurate the Himalayan Meet 2017 to be held here in September to discuss a range of issues related to Himalayan environment and economy.

This was announced at a meeting chaired by Uttarakhand Chief Secretary S Ramaswamy last evening to discuss preparations for the meet to be held here on September 9-10.

Chief ministers of all Himalayan states will participate in the meeting which will be held at the Forest Research Institute here, an official release said today.

The meeting will discuss a wide range of issues including Himalayan resources, Himalayan economy, water conservation, tourism, development model, migration, disaster management and climate change, the release said.

A Himalayan declaration will be issued at the end of the meet through which the Niti Ayog will be apprised of the deliberations held at the two-day event.

-PTI

First published: 21 July 2017, 17:21 IST
 
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