New Delhi:31 May :- Tourism Minister of Tourism Jayakumar Rawal said today that the World Buddhist Conference will be held between August 22 and August 2018 in the world famous Ajanta and Veerul region.
Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge) in Transport Bhavan, A.K. Mr. Alvass today met Mr. Raver. After the meeting, Shri. Raval said that for the first time in Maharashtra, there will be a global Buddhist conference. This year, the council will be held on August 22-25, in place of the Unesco-based Aurangabad-based Angita-Verul cemetery.
Earlier, the World Buddhist Council was formed in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar. Mr. Raval said that Maharashtra has got this opportunity for the first time with the efforts of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked for choosing Maharashtra for the World Buddhist Conference.
World Buddhist Conference will be represented by the world’s Buddhist nations. At least 25 nations will participate in this conference, said Rawal. Mr. Raval said that Maharashtra is ready for this World Council to get Maharashtra to have a hospitality.