Kozhikode | Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the ‘Vision Conclave’, which is to be held as part of the third edition of the five-day Global Ayurveda Festival, on February 2 in the city. Chief Minister Oommen Chandy will officially inaugurate the GAF on January 31, organising committee members of the GAF said.
The conclave is a discussion on promoting Ayurveda, Dr Praveen, an organising committee member said. Some 5,000 delegates, including 400 from abroad, will participate in the GAF in which about 500 firms will exhibit their products, the members told reporters here last evening.
The previous two events held at Kochi in 2012 and at Thiruvananthapuram in 2014 has made GAF, considered one of the largest biennial events of the ayurvedic fraternity, as an internally recognised festival.
GAF is being organised by the Centre for Innovation in Science and Social Action in association with the state government, Department of Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Siddha and Homeopathy (AYUSH), besides several other government agencies and NGOs, a GAF release said.
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