AHMEDABAD: World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus will arrive in Gujarat on Monday for a three-day visit, authorities said, during which he will attend a few events alongside Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Ghebreyesus will arrive in Rajkot on April 18 and spend the night before joining PM Modi in Jamnagar on Tuesday for the foundation stone-laying ceremony of the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (GCTM), according to Rajkot Collector Arun Mahesh Babu.
According to him, GCTM will be the world’s first and only global outpost centre for traditional medicine. Ghebreyesus will be in Gandhinagar on Wednesday for the Global AYUSH Investment and Innovation Summit, which will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Modi.
The three-day Summit, which will be held at Mahatma Mandir, will feature roughly 90 distinguished speakers and 100 exhibitors, according to organisers. The Summit will aid in the identification of investment opportunities and provide a boost to the wellness industry’s innovation, research and development, and start-up ecosystem.
It will serve as a platform for future partnerships by bringing together industry executives, professors, and scholars, according to the organisers.
Rajkot Mayor Pradip Dav stated that Mauritian Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth will arrive in Rajkot on Monday and would be greeted by cultural festivities at the airport and along the route of his cavalcade from the airport.
According to Dav, several cultural activities have been planned in Tedors Ghebreyesus honour. Several ‘Welcome to Gujarat’ hoardings have been erected along the route of his cavalcade.