Business-friendly Gujarat appeals to US firms
An outpouring of support from US business community came at two events in New York and Washington hosted by the US India Business Council (USIBC), the official 'Partner Organisation' to the Vibrant Gujarat 2013 Summit, to meet a high-level 17-member delegation of government officials and business leaders from the state.
Led by D.J. Pandian, Gujarat's principal secretary, energy & petrochemicals, the delegation's prime focus during the three day visit this week was to strengthen trade ties between the US and Gujarat in energy, finance, pharmaceuticals and education sector.
"Our companies are enthusiastic about the investment opportunities in Gujarat," said Diane Farrell, Senior Director and Executive Vice President of USIBC.
"The progressive, investor-friendly environment was made apparent by the delegation and we look forward to Vibrant Gujarat 2013," to be held in Gandhinagar January 11-13, he said.
Expressing serious concern over the ongoing protests in Andhra Pradesh, following the nod for the creation of a separate Telangana State, the Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D Raja said that the Centre must address the genuine concerns of the people and assure them that their interests will be duly protected.
Date 06-12-13, Duration 2:11, Views 570