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Jun 19, 2013 at 05:25am IST

Kochi will host World Economic Forum India Meet, says Oommen Chandy

Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala's business capital, Kochi will host the prestigious the World Economic Forum's India meet November 8-9, said Chief Minister Oommen Chandy on Tuesday. Chandy told reporters in Thiruvananthapuram that this is a rare honour for the state.

"India has hosted this event 28 times in the past, of which Mumbai hosted it once, while Delhi played the host on all other occasions," he noted.

"More than 250 top notch business honchos, leading NGOs and top political leaders from the country will be attending the event. We are delighted that our state has come into the world radar and that's the reason why we have been given this opportunity," added Chandy.

Kochi will host World Economic Forum India Meet: Chandy

Chandy said that India has hosted this event 28 times in the past, of which Mumbai hosted it once, while Delhi played the host on all other occasions.

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