Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik greeted international hockey teams, dignitaries and guests who have come to Odisha for the FIH Odisha Men’s Hockey World Cup 2023.
Addressing a massive audience at Millenium City Cuttack’s Barabati Stadium, Naveen said, “Odisha is known for its hospitality. I am sure all the visitors will take a little part of Odisha home, with them.”
The CM thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Central Government for all its support in organising the grand international event which is being hosted by Odisha for the second time in a row.
The CM’s opening address concluded with trademark Naveen style – “Hockey World Cup is being organised in Odisha. The inauguration is organised in Cuttack – ‘Apana Maane Khusi Ta, Mun Bi Bohot Khusi’.”
The iconic Barabati stadium thundered, with the audience’s euphoria!