Maharashtra Tourism Minister Aaditya Thackeray said the Maharashtra Tourism Development Corporation (MTDC) and the Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) have consented to an arrangement for the stadium experience tour of Wankhede Stadium here.
Wankhede Stadium, possessed by the MCA, is one of the notable stadiums in the nation and has facilitated a few significant matches including the 2011 ODI Cricket World Cup final.
Taking to Twitter, Thackeray said, “This afternoon, MTDC signed an MoU with the @MumbaiCricAssoc for the Wankhede Stadium Experience tour. This stadium isn”t just a place for fans, but devotees of cricket as well. We intend to make this pilgrimage to Wankhede, a moment to remember happily for life!”
According to the MoU, a copy of which is in possession of PTI, the MTDC will work intimately with the MCA to encourage cricket tourism in Mumbai and MMR region and all activities accidental to it, including guided tour of Wankhede Stadium and getting fundamental permissions from the concerned departments of the state, according to the current policies of the state government.
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