MEDIA ADVISORY: SIGNING CEREMONY FOR HISTORIC AGREEMENT BETWEEN HAWAII AND GOA, INDIA

Posted on Sep 26, 2018 in Latest News

HONOLULU – Under an agreement facilitated by the state Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (DBEDT), Gov. David Y. Ige, will sign an historic agreement with delegates from Goa, a state in India, to establish a sister-state relationship. This will be Hawaii’s first sister-state relationship with a jurisdiction in India.

WHEN:
Sept. 28, 2018

WHERE:
Washington Place

TIME:
11:30 a.m.

WHO:
• Gov. David Y. Ige
• Dr. Raj Kumar, president of Indian-America Friendship Council (Hawaii chapter) and Gandhi International Institute for Peace
• Gurudas Pilarnekar, director of Art and Culture, Goa state government.
• DBEDT Director Luis P. Salaveria

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Media Contacts:

Christine Hirasa
Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism
Phone: (808) 587-9006
Mobile: (808) 286-9017
Email: Christine.M.Hirasa@hawaii.gov
Website: dbedt.hawaii.gov