President Ram Nath Kovind will inaugurate the International Buddhist Conclave in New Delhi today. The theme of the conclave is Buddha Path – The Living Heritage which aims to showcase Buddhist Heritage in India and boost tourism to the Buddhist sites in the country.
An official release said, the Ministerial level delegation from ASEAN countries will participate in the conclave along with delegates from 29 countries including US, UK, Germany, France and Russia.
This year Japan is the partnering country for the Buddhist conclave.
Tourism Ministry is organising the conclave in collaboration with Maharashtra, Bihar and Uttar Pradesh governments.
It will continue till 26th of August in New Delhi and Ajanta, Maharashtra. The biennial conclave will have a spiritual dimension along with diplomatic and business component to attract investments in developing world class infrastructure at Buddhist sites.