Inaugural Friends of MP conclave begins


HUNDREDS of people from around the world attended the inaugural Friends of Madhya Pradesh conclave, which started in the first week of January.  

The gathering aimed to generate an environment that would reach across the world, by showcasing the opportu­nities the state presents, and sharing success stories of people who come from the region. Representing the UK media landscape was Manish Tiwari, the managing director of ethnic agen­cy Here and Now 365. He addressed the audience during the session to share his personal, inspirational journey.  

Of the meeting, Tiwari said: “This is a unique initiative, which will have a far-reaching, positive impact for the state. The most endearing part was the spirit of inclusiveness to embrace the whole world and bring people closer to the state.”  

Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chou­han said that Friends of MP Conclave will increase the prestige of Madhya Pradesh in the world. He said: “Our effort is that people who have come to attend the Friends of MP Conclave, their aspiration to do something for MP fulfils. It will be an open platform for the exchange of ideas for creating a new MP.”  

Other highlights through the event was a performance by band Indian Ocean and the felicitation of the Indi­an women’s cricket team.