Assam’s Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary on Thursday announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Global Investors’ Summit in Assam on February 3 and 4, 2018 which will be attended by top Indian industry leaders and investors like Ratan Tata, Mukesh Ambani, Dilip Shanghvi and several others.
Around 2,500 delegates are expected to be present at the Summit from across the world.
Besides Prime Minister Modi, a number of Union Ministers including Nitin Gadkari, Dharmendra Pradhan, Jitendra Singh, Kiren Rijiju, Suresh Prabhu, Ravi Shankar Prasad and Smriti Zubin Irani are also expected to participate in the Summit.
Patowary informed that Anand Burman (Dabur), Rashesh Shah (Edelweiss), Sushil Goenka (Emami Group), Sanjiv Puri (ITC Limited), Harshavardhan Neotia (Ambuja Neotia Cements), Dr Subhash Chandra (Essel Group and ZEE), Amar Abrol (Air Asia India), filmmaker Subhash Ghai, Balakrishan Goenka (Welspun Group) and Dr Naresh Trehan (Medanta-The Medicity) have also confirmed their presence in the Global Investors’ Summit in Guwahati.
Industries and Commerce Minister Patowary on Thursday chaired a review meeting of the Business Sessions to be held during the Global Investors’ Summit and took stock of the Summit preparedness.
It may be mentioned that the business seminars on 12 focus sectors will be held on both days including Agriculture and Food Processing, Organic Cultivation and Bamboo, Handloom, Textile and Handicrafts, Logistics, River Transport and Port Township, IT and ITeS, Pharmaceutical and Medical Equipment, Plastics and Petrochemicals, Power, Tourism, Hospitality and Wellness, Civil Aviation, Petroleum and Natural Gas and Startups Innovation.
Patowary also said, “Investments in our promising sectors are key to the economic growth of the State.”
Stating that the objective of the Summit is to position Assam as India’s Expressway to ASEAN, Patowary further said that the Summit has been based on the core principles of the Act East Policy.
Patowary further said the Assam government has fully geared up for its maiden Global Investors’ Summit. The mega event will be held at Sarusajai Stadium.