Kochi, January 12: First of its kind ‘Loka Kerala Sabha’ was inaugurated in Kerala with an aim to offer platform of expertise and investments for the progress of state. 2-day session of ‘Loka Kerala Sabha’, aims to envisage cooperation towards state development.
Addressing ‘Loka Kerala Sabha’, Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan delivering speech said that this would play a vital role in engineering meaningful cooperation and work toward Kerala’s progressive development. ‘Loka Kerala Sabha’ will have 351 members including MLAs and MPs representing the state with 178 nominated members representing Kerala expatriates.
Sabha would play an important role in making sure that the Keralities who live outside the state would also have a meaningful participating in taking decisions on Kerala’s social-cultural and economic matters, CM added. The Sabha would also seek solutions over the problems of the state.
"The Keralite expat community can play a very big role in the state's development and the government will strive to create an atmosphere for them to make substantial contributions," Pinarayi said.
There were 351 members, including 141 legislators, parliament members from the state and some 130 selected representatives of Kerala-based organizations from within and outside the country, taking part in the event.