Madhya Pradesh hosts BRICS Convention on Tourism


  • The 2016 BRICS Convention on Tourism has begun at UNESCO World heritage site Khajuraho in Madhya Pradesh to promote intra-regional tourism. The two day convention was inaugurated by Union Minister of State (MoS) for Tourism and Culture. The convention has been organised as a precursor to the BRICS Summit to be held in Goa in October 2016.
  • The focus of the convention on cooperation between the BRICS countries for promoting intra-regional tourism.Business to Business (B2B) meetings between the India Travel Trade and their counterparts from the BRICS countries will also be organised.
  • The site of convention is the famous Khajuraho Temple. The temple complex is a group of Hindu and Jain Temples in Madhya Pradesh build by Chandela Dynasty between 950 and 1050 AD. It is also an UNESCO World heritage Site.


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