Luminaries to attend global meet
PATNA: Several luminaries, including House of Lords member Lord Meghnad Desai and Lord Nicholas Stern, SEBI chairman U K Sinha, Abhijit Sen (member, Planning Commission), Y K Alagh (former Union minister), Kaushik Basu (chief economic advisor, ministry of finance, government. of India), are scheduled to attend the ‘Global Summit on Changing Bihar — Forging Partnership for Development’ being organized in the state capital from February 17 to 19.
Reviewing the preparations for the proposed meet, deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi said that delegates from Mauritius, Fiji, Surinam Guyana and Trinidad, and diplomats from Japan, China, Thailand, Singapore and Indonesia will also attend the meet. He said that the art and culture department would present impressive cultural shows for the entertainment of the delegates.