No rooms are available from the star hotels in the city. There are over 900 rooms have already been blocked by the district administration in the star hotels for the VVIPs and delegates attending the CII Partnership Summit 2018, which scheduled to begin from February 24.
State will attend the third edition of the CII Partnership Summit, there are over 20 countries, a battery of dignitaries including chief ministers, ministers, bureaucrats and industrialists from the Centre. The administration of Visakhapatnam has blocked the room in the star hotels along in the city.
There are Many VVIPs including Union ministers, Chief Ministers and a few ministers from other countries have been provided with accommodation at the Hotel Novatel and to ferry them from the Vizag airport to hotel and then to the venue at APIIC grounds, about 200 high-end cars are being booked. A few cars are being brought from other states too.
From Various departments the district officials have been assigned the tasks after making them in-charge. A special dinner during the summit the Andhra delicacies will be served the delegates.
The GVMC officials have undertaken the beautification works on a war footing. A special focus has been given to the greenery, the road approaching the city airport to the Beach Road, apart from mural on the city walls.
Vice-President Venkaiah Naidu, Union ministers P Ashok Gajapathi Raju, Suresh Prabhu and Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will grace the inaugural of the summit, while Sri Sri Ravi Shankar and a few other dignitaries will attend the valedictory.