Special Correspondent

Conference to be held from June 23 to 27

A 4.4 lakh sq.ft. enclosure to be put up in front of trade fair complex

Arrangements on to provide seating for 50,000 delegates

COIMBATORE: The district administration launched here on Wednesday the work to put up a massive enclosure and stage for the World Classical Tamil Conference that will be held from June 23 to 27 at the CODISSIA Trade Fair Complex.

District Collector P. Umanath launched the work in the presence of the district-level Special Officer for the event S. Prabhakaran.

The administration said in a release that a 4.4 lakh sq.ft. enclosure would be put up in front of the trade fair complex. The stage would measure 4,800 sq.ft.

Work to level 87.65 acres – the space for the enclosure and the venue for the Tamil Internet conference – had already begun, the release said.

Arrangements were on to providing seats for 50,000 delegates/invitees.

On either side of the enclosure, 20 feet wide space (running to a length of 1,000 ft) would be provided for the general public.

Cultural events

Two small stages would be put up for cultural events.

Separate sections would be earmarked for special invitees, mediapersons and the audience.

Eye-catching decorations would be provided at the conference venue.

Two spacious rooms would be provided behind the stage for VIPs.