Chouhan Beckons British Investors


Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and his team arrive in London to woo British investors….reports Asian Lite News

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan with Priti Patel, Secretary for International Development

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan arrives in London to invite prominent members of the British business sector to forthcoming Global Investment Summit at Indore. He met Priti Patel, Britain’s Secretary for International Development, leading business people including Hinduja brothers to explain the investment opportunities available in the central state of India.

“Met Minister Priti Patel in London and discussed partnership for development of smart cities, large infra projects including river linking,” the chief minister Tweeted after meeting Priti.

Madhya Pradesh, the central state of India, is one of the fastest growing economies in the country. “With its business friendly policies and skilled labour force, we aspire to become the growth pillar of Make in India,” the chief minister said.

The state is organising a Global Investment Summit on October 22nd and 23rd at Indore to facilitate the FDI in the state.

The chief minister also met Nat Puri of Purico;  Maghin Tamilarasan of  Rolls-Royce;  Martin Hatfull,

Diageo and Sarah Dickson of  Scotch Whiskey Association;  Arvind Srinivasan, Martin Sutherland and Robin Mackenzie of De la Rue; Prasad Bhav, Tim Buxton and Norman Moltu of FirstGroup; Kevin Sabin of Hargreaves.

On Tuesday, he will meet  Philip Bouverat of JCB and visit King’s Cross regeneration site.

“Global Investors Summit (GIS) is a flagship investment promotion event of the Government of Madhya Pradesh,” a press release said. “The ambitious journey of GIS started in October 2007 in Indore with investment intentions of US$18.3bn and 301, primarily domestic participants. Over a period of eight years the Summit has evolved into a major international event being attended by who’s who of the Business World, Academia and Politics. The event provides unmatched platform for investors to network with all those who matter.”

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