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Union Minister Meenakashi Lekhi reiterates India’s commitment to international cultural cooperation at G20 meet

Minister of State for Culture Meenakshi Lekhi has emphasized that culture and creative sectors can drive growth through generating employment, reducing inequalities, promoting development in a sustainable manner and providing distinct identity to people. In her address at the G20 Culture Ministers’ Meeting yesterday, she outlined the significance of culture and creative sectors in providing economic growth and employment as well as its potential to give more opportunities to women, youth and to local communities. Ms Lekhi also highlighted the various measures taken by India to develop the culture and creative sectors like the One District, One Product Scheme of Government of Uttar Pradesh, Tourism circuits, promotion of Yoga and Ayurveda. She supported the need for international dialogue and collaboration to tackle common issues connected to the cultural and creative sectors and to suitably inform and adapt public policies.

Ms Lekhi also reiterated India’s commitment to international cultural cooperation and collaboration in efforts to support and facilitate the cultural and creative sectors of societies. At the end of the discussions, the G20 Ministers of Culture adopted the G20 Culture Working Group Terms of Reference.

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