Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) in association with the Ministry of Tourism, Government of Maharashtra, is all set to launch the first edition of its annual property, the Mumbai Shopping Festival (MSF). India’s first of its kind citywide festival will be celebrated from January 12 to 31 across the city.
Speaking on the occasion, Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra, said, “For the very first time in India, we bring to you, the Mumbai Shopping Festival 2018. We are delighted to see zealous interest from our partners including retailers, brands, restaurants, who have given innumerable hours to making the Mumbai Shopping Festival a reality. We look forward to the participation of each and every Mumbaikar, and citizens of the country in joining us celebrate this mega extravaganza.”
Jaykumar Rawal, Minister of Tourism & (EGS), Government of Maharashtra further added, “As the economic and entertainment capital of India, Mumbai has been popular for its tourism and vibrant lifestyle. This is one of the key sectors of growth for the state of Maharashtra. MSF2018 will undoubtedly heighten tourism in Maharashtra.”
Speaking on the creation of the Mumbai Shopping Festival, Vijay Waghmare, Managing Director, MTDC added, “It is a great initiative for the young and old to come together for an array of activities happening around the city. We are looking forward to growth in revenue and infrastructure. In the coming years we hope to grow the festival by leaps and bounds and spread the spirit of #MumBuyKar to every corner of the world.”