Speeches



Mumbai, 07 Oct, 2017:Press Release of my speech at ​​"Global Film Tourism Conclave" organized by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Mumbai today:

 Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi today said here that films can play an important role in “exposing and eliminating”, the menace of terrorism and radicalism.

Addressing a "Global Film Tourism Conclave", organized by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry at Mumbai, Shri Naqvi said that Indian film industry has been playing an important role in eliminating various social ills, creating an atmosphere against various social problems and also towards bringing social reforms.

Shri Naqvi said that Indian films have succeeded in delivering effective messages social, cultural and reformist issues.

Shri Naqvi said that various locations of India have a special place for film shooting by film makers around the world. India is geographically, socially and culturally a rich and beautiful country. In India, from Kashmir to Kanyakumari and from Gujarat to northeast states, beautiful locations attract not only domestic but also foreign film makers to shoot their movies at these places.

Shri Naqvi said that the Central Government and various State Governments encourage film makers of the country and the world to make film in their areas. We should provide information to the entire world about these promotional programmes.

Shri Naqvi said that India is full of all facilities, possibilities and resources to become the world's "Film Tourism Hub". Shri Naqvi said that organizations such as PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry can play an important role in encouraging these possibilities.

Shri Naqvi said that India is one of the few countries in the world where the film sector has an industry status.

This "Global Film Tourism Conclave" was also attended by film directors, producers, distributors, writers and other film personalities of India and many other countries.