Ambassadors hold interactive session with officers in Himachal

Jun 02, 2016 15:20 | Poltics
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A group of Ambassadors, Sh. Navtej Singh Sarna, High Commissioner of India to UK, Shri Krishan Kumar, Ambassador of India to Czech Republic, Sh. R. S. Malhotra, Ambassador of India to Niger, Sh. Man Mohan Bhanot, Ambassador of India to Syria, who are on a three day visit to the State held an interactive session with the officers of State Government here today.

The objective of the visit is to see and understand the development that has taken place in the State besides identifying potential investment opportunities in various sectors such as Industries, Tourism, Power, Health, Horticulture, etc which they can then project to potential investors in their respective countries. This is an initiative taken by the Ministry of External Affairs to familiarize and acquaint envoys of the country posted abroad.

The officers of Planning, Tourism, Horticulture, MPP & Power and Industries departments delivered presentations about the scenario of respective sectors in the state. Various aspects related to the investment potential in various sectors and possibilities regarding attracting potential investors from these countries were discussed in detail.

The dignitaries spoke about the investment opportunities in their respective countries and about the help that Embassies could extend especially in promoting tourism, agriculture, horticulture and industries sectors. They gave valuable inputs regarding promotional strategy and improving the existing framework for better results.

Sh Amit Kashyap Director Industries welcomed the dignitaries and explained about the incentives being provided by the State Government to the entrepreneurs.

Shri Akshay Sood Advisor Planning also apprised about fiscal and development indicators in various sectors.

Senior Government officers from departments like Planning,  Industries, Economics and Statistics, Power, Agriculture, Horticulture, Tourism, Forest, PWD, Health, Education, Revenue, UD, TCP etc besides Representatives of CII and PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industries participated in the meeting.

They will conduct Field visits on 3rd of June, 2016 to Chail and interact with local farmers, and representatives of Tourism industry