Prime Minister Narendra Modi to virtually inaugurate the third edition of GMIS 2023, organized by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, with a focus on key maritime sector areas.

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The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, to virtually inaugurate the third edition of the Global Maritime India Summit 2023 (GMIS 2023), scheduled to be held from 17th to 19th October at MMRDA Grounds in Mumbai. This monumental maritime event is being organized by the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways.

The summit will center around key areas of the maritime sector with sessions and discussions covering ports of the future; decarbonization; coastal shipping & IWT; shipbuilding; repair and recycling; finance, insurance & arbitration; maritime clusters; innovation & technology; maritime safety and security; and maritime tourism, among others.

The inaugural session will be graced by Shri Eknath Shinde, CM of Maharashtra; Dr. Pramod Sawant, CM, Goa. The session is also expected to witness the participation of ministers from 12 countries, including Armenia, Bangladesh, Belarus, Comoros, Iran, Italy, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Spain, and Nepal. Additionally, 16 State ministers and Lieutenant Governors from 11 Indian States and Union Territories will be in attendance.

‘This will be a landmark event, not just for India, but for the global maritime community. The discussions initiated here will significantly influence maritime policies and strategies worldwide,’ said Shri Sarbananda Sonowal, Union Minister for Ports, Shipping & Waterways, and AYUSH.