The 39th India International Trade Fair began at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi today. The theme this year is ‘Ease of Doing Business’. Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Nitin Gadkari inaugurated the fair. The first five days of the event are reserved for business. The fair will be open for the general public from the 19th of this month. People can visit the fair from 9:30 AM to 7:30 PM.
Several countries, including Australia, Iran, UK, Vietnam, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Egypt, Hong Kong and Indonesia, are participating in the 14-day trade fair. This year, the status of Partner Country has been accorded to Afghanistan while South Korea will be the focus country. Bihar and Jharkhand will be the focus states. For visitors during public days, ticket charges will be 60 rupees for adults and 40 rupees for children.