Tourism Minister Aditya Thackeray had proposed to the Mumbai Cricket Association with the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) the ‘Wankhede Stadium Safar’ initiative. The Mumbai Cricket Association has accepted the proposal. In the coming days, MTDC and Mumbai Cricket Association are launching an innovative initiative called ‘Wankhede Stadium Safar’. This event will be a boon for cricket lovers.
Minister Aditya Thackeray thanked Mumbai Cricket Association. On behalf of the Tourism Department, a request was made to the Mumbai Cricket Association for a tour of Wankhede Stadium. The request was accepted by the MCA without a moment’s delay. This event will be a boon for tourists and cricket lovers from all over the world. Earlier, MCA had discussed with MP Sharad Pawar and Mumbai Cricket Association president Vijay Patil about a stadium tour and setting up of a cricket museum in Mumbai. I am thankful to the MCA committee for this, said Minister Thackeray.
India had won the World Cup at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai. All these things that you are trying to do will be a boon not only for cricket lovers but for every tourist. We are also requesting the Mumbai Indians team to be a part of this initiative, ”he said. Minister Thackeray, Minister of State Aditi Tatkare, Principal Secretary, Tourism, Valsa Nair-Singh, Managing Director, MTDC, Ashutosh Salil.