London-based industrialist Lakshmi Mittal meets Mamata at her residence in Kolkata….reports Asian Lite News
Prominent global steel company ArcelorMittal’s Chairman and CEO Lakshmi Niwas Mittal met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee at her residence in Kolkatta on Saturday.
During her meeting with Mittal, she is believed to have invited the billionaire industrialist to attend the Bengal Global Business Summit to be held in January.
Incidentally, Banerjee had met the steel tycoon recently in London during her visit to Britain along with top businessmen from the state for unveiling a commemorative blue plaque at Sister Nivedita’s family home.
Mittal, who hails from Kolkata, where his father M.L. Mittal had set up a steel business, completed his graduation from St Xavier’s College (now University) topping his stream in Commerce in 1969.
He left for Indonesia in 1976 to set up his first venture.
In July, Mittal had come to his home city to inaugurate The Lakshmi & Usha Mittal Foundation Building, a new academic block at St Xavier’s.