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Global Exhibition on Services (GES) 2018 inaugurated by President

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the 4th Global Exhibition on Services at the Bombay Exhibition Centre, in Mumbai.

  • GES 2018 is organized by the Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, in partnership with Government of Maharashtra, Services Export Promotion Council (SEPC) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to promote trade in services.
  • A portal on 12 Champion Sectors in Services was also launched by the President.
  • He also released the logo for the services.
  • The event will feature roundtables and seminars, state investment summits, Business-to-business meetings, exhibition of key services sectors, cultural activities, country and international pavilions etc.
  • This is the 4th edition of the Exhibition being held in Mumbai.
  • GES 2018 would showcase over 20 services sectors and is expected to see the participation from over 100 countries.
  • The first Global Exhibition on Services (GES) was inaugurated by PM Modi in 2015 at New Delhi whereas the second and third GES were held in 2016 and 2017.
  • GES aims to position India globally in more services sub-sectors and to create employment through leveraging services exports.

Expected Questions

Question 1. Where was the GES 2018 inaugurated?
Mumbai

Question 2. Who inaugurated the GES 2018?
Ram Nath Kovind

Question 3. GES 2018 is which edition of the exhibition?
4th

Question 4. When was the 1st GES held?
2015
Global Exhibition on Services (GES) 2018 inaugurated by President Global Exhibition on Services (GES) 2018 inaugurated by President Reviewed by Aman Bhatia on May 16, 2018 Rating: 5

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