The Global Maritime India Summit 2023 was inaugurated on October 17, 2023 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The summit is scheduled to take place from October 17 to October 19 in Mumbai.
- The foundation stone was laid for the Tuna Tekra all-weather deep draft terminal, a greenfield terminal costing over 4,500 crore rupees, to be developed at Deendayal Port Authority in Gujarat.
- The terminal is expected to become an international trade hub, handling next-generation vessels and serving as a gateway for Indian trade via the India-Middle East-Europe Economic Corridor.
- More than 300 Memoranda of Understanding worth over seven lakh crore rupees were dedicated to global and national partnerships in the maritime sector during the event.
- The Global Maritime India Summit 2023 is the largest maritime event in the country, with participation from ministers and representatives from various countries, global CEOs, business leaders, investors, and officials.
Q.: What is the largest maritime event in India?
a) Global Maritime Summit
b) National Maritime Exhibition
c) India Maritime Expo
d) Maritime India Trade Fair
Ans : a) Global Maritime Summit
Q.: Where was the foundation stone laid for the Tuna Tekra all-weather deep draft terminal?
- A) Mumbai, Maharashtra
- B) Kolkata, West Bengal
- C) Gujarat
- D) Chennai, Tamil Nadu
Ans : C) Gujarat