10th annual conference
Inaugurating the workshop and the 10th anniversary of Keral HATS, Union Minister of State for Tourism Sri. Alphons Kannanthanam said that the Kerala Tourism sector has staged a comeback from the setback inflicted by the floods. Fishermen who took part in the flood rescue operations T.V Shiji and V.D Majeendran were honored on the occasion. Prof. K.V Thomas M.P, presided. MLAs Sri. Hibi Eden and Sri. George Fernandez, Kochi-Biennale Foundation co-founder Riyas Komu, among others, spoke.