Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with Delhi Hotel Assosiation members on Friday. (Picture credit: Twitter/Delhi CMO)
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal with Delhi Hotel Assosiation members on Friday. (Picture credit: Twitter/Delhi CMO)

Discussed with hotel associations on how to strengthen hotel industry, Delhi's economy: Kejriwal

ANI | Updated: Aug 21, 2020 21:35 IST


New Delhi [India], Aug 21 (ANI): Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday said that he has discussed with the hotel associations of the national capital on how can they work together to strengthen the hotel industry and Delhi's economy.
"Had a fruitful discussion with the hotel associations of Delhi on how we can work together to strengthen the hotel industry and Delhi's economy," Kejriwal said in a tweet.
Delhi Chief Minister's Office (CMO) in a tweet said that hotel associations of Delhi thanked the Delhi government for opening hotels.
"The hotel associations of Delhi met with Hon'ble CM Shri Arvind Kejriwal and thanked the Delhi government for opening hotels in Delhi. Hon'ble CM Shri Arvind Kejriwal said all stakeholders have to come together in strengthening Delhi's economy," it said.
Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) has also issued order for re-opening of hotels in the national capital, except in containment zones.
After persistent efforts of Delhi government under Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, the Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA) chaired by Hon'ble LG on Wednesday decided to open the hotels along with the opening of weekly markets on a trial basis. However, the gyms of Delhi will remain closed, said a press release from the Delhi government on August 19.
Following the decision, Kejriwal said, "The corona situation in Delhi is much better now. Now, the economy of Delhi has to be brought on track. For this, we had already proposed opening all the hotels in Delhi, which was rejected by the Central government. We again requested the central government, and we are happy that now the proposal of the Delhi government has been approved. Now all hotels in Delhi will be opened. At the same time, the weekly market will be opened on a trial basis. In the meantime, everyone must exercise precautions and follow social distancing." (ANI)

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