Li­ons to roar in In­dia

Li­ons Clubs In­ter­na­tional’s (LCI) 105th con­fer­ence will be held in Delhi from July 1-5, 2022. This LCI­con will be the big­gest in­ter­na­tional con­fer­ence in In­dia

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Li­ons Clubs In­ter­na­tional an­nounced its first LCI­con in In­dia that will co­in­cide with cel­e­bra­tions of 75 years of in­de­pen­dence of In­dia in 2022. To be held in Delhi from July 1-5, 2022, LCI­con 2022 will be one of In­dia’s big­gest ever in­ter­na­tional con­ven­tions which ex­pects to host more than 35,000 Lion mem­bers from more than 120 coun­tries over five days, in­formed Dr. Naresh Ag­gar­wal, First Vice Pres­i­dent, Li­ons Clubs In­ter­na­tional, who will take charge as the 101st World­wide Pres­i­dent for the Clubs on July 4, 2017. Dr. Ma­hesh Sharma, Tourism Min­is­ter, Gov­ern­ment of In­dia presided over the an­nounce­ment of the con­fer­ence as Chief Guest and said, “It is a mat­ter of great pride for us that In­dia will be show­cased on the in­ter­na­tional tourism map through this con­fer­ence. The Li­ons Clubs In­ter­na­tional’s phil­an­thropic ac­tiv­i­ties are a sign of giv­ing back to the so­ci­ety and we are very priv­i­leged to be the host of the big­gest in­ter­na­tional con­fer­ence.”

Ex­press­ing his plea­sure over the an­nounce­ment, Ag­gar­wal said, “The min­istry of tourism has not only com­mit­ted the to­tal co­op­er­a­tion to or­gan­ise this mega event but has also ex­tended sup­port to for­mu­late a nodal body of Min­istry of

So­cial Jus­tice and Wel­fare, Min­istry of Tourism, Min­istry of Sports, Min­istry of Com­merce, Min­istry of Home, Min­istry of For­eign Af­fairs and Min­istry of Fi­nance for smooth ex­e­cu­tion.” He fur­ther elab­o­rated that this is an achieve­ment which has come through with the sup­port of the gov­ern­ment and as­so­ci­a­tion bod­ies like ICPB and only af­ter a rig­or­ous bid­ding process where In­dia com­peted with Mex­ico, San Fran­cisco, Brazil etc. Tourism worth $50 mil­lion dur­ing five days and much more dur­ing pre and post trips of vis­i­tors in In­dia is ex­pected. “Indira Gandhi Sta­dium, Pra­gati Maidan (ITPO) and al­most 10,000 ho­tel rooms are al­ready booked well in ad­vance in all 5-star ho­tels in New Delhi,” in­formed Ag­gar­wal. Also, the in­au­gu­ra­tion pa­rade for the con­fer­ence will be held at Jan­path, Delhi in the evening. Li­ons Clubs In­ter­na­tional plans to fo­cus on so­cial wel­fare ac­tiv­i­ties in In­dia for the next five years.

The Li­ons Clubs In­ter­na­tional’s phil­an­thropic ac­tiv­i­ties are a sign of giv­ing back to the so­ci­ety

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