NEW DELHI: As many as 18-20 lakh people are expected to visit the India International Trade Fair (IITF) at Pragati Maidan, which is beginning from November 14.
Per day, we are expecting over a lakh people and about 18-20 lakh during the full 14 days. We have all the arrangements in place. India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) CMD L C Goyal told PTI. This time Afghanistan will be Partner Country and Bangladesh Cross Country.
The theme is “Make in India”
Besides domestic companies, firms from countries, including Afghanistan, China, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iran, Pakistan, Russia, South Africa, South Korea and the UAE, would showcase their products in the fair. There will be free entry for senior citizens and the differently-abled on November 19-27.
President will do inauguration and 7000 companies will participate
President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the IITF 2015, in which about 7,000 firms from India and abroad are expected to participate.
Goyal said the fair tickets will be available at all the Delhi Metro stations.
Business visitors can buy the tickets online, he said, adding that from next year, “we will sell all the tickets online for both public and business visitors”.