Wed, 29 Nov 2023

New Delhi [India], October 4 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday was informed by Central Government Lawyers that Shelly Oberoi has been granted political clearance for travel to Brisbane, Australia to attend the Asia Pacific Cities Summit 2023.

The Standing Counsel representing the Centre government informed the bench of Subramonium Prasad that she has been granted permission to travel to Australia to attend the summit.

Noted the submissions, the bench disposed of the plea and said the grievance no longer survives.

According to the Mayor's plea, she had requested permission to participate in the Asia Pacific Cities Summit-2023 in Brisbane City under due process. This summit is to be held between October 11 to October 13 this year.

It stated that till now the file related to Mayor Oberoi's visit had not been given permission by the Ministry of External Affairs.

In a press statement, it stated that the Mayor has requested to participate in the summit because it will be of immense benefit to the Municipal Corporation of Delhi.

The summit will witness the exchange of ideas and achievements between mayors, policymakers, business leaders etc.

In this summit held earlier in 2019, Mayors from all over the world represented more than 9.9 crore people. In such a situation, the agreements of this Mayor Summit can have a direct impact on people's lives, stated the press statement. (ANI)

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