Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal with industrialist Subhash Chandra in Mumbai. A twitter photo by Assam CM Sarbananda Sonowal

Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal , who is in Mumbai in connection with Advantage Assam -the two-day Assam Global Investors’ Summit slated to be held from February 3 next, had a fruitful interaction with leading industrialists of the country including Subhash Chandra, Adi Godrej, Kishore Biyani  on Wednesday. The chief minister expressed his happiness over the positive response of the industrialists towards investment in Assam.

The chief minister twitted, “Really fruitful interaction with Subhash Chandra ji, Adi Godrej ji, Kishore Biyani ji and other leading industrialists in Mumbai. Delighted by their positive response towards investment in Assam.”

On the second day of the roadshow in Mumbai the chief minister met eminent personalities from the world of entertainment including Shubash Ghai, Manish Goswami, Manmohan Shetty  and others.

Maharastra chief minister Devendra Fadnavis also extended his government’s support for such initiative.

Meanwhile Assam finance minister Himanta Biswa Sarma who is in South Korea in connection with Advantage Assam Conclave visited Han River Flood Control Office in Seoul. He was briefed on river flood control and management, flood forecasting and warning facility management. He also had a one-on-one meeting with the business leaders of South Korea to explain investment potential in Assam.

Assam finance minister Dr Himanta Biswa Sarma visiting Han River Flood Control Office in Seoul.

 The Assam finance minister twitted, “Compliment South Korea for your industriousness. Samsung and Hyundai India are household names in India. Addressed business leaders today in Seoul and conducted meeting to explain investment potential in Assam. Expecting good delegation for Advantage Assam conclave in Feb’18.”

‘Advantage Assam’- the two-day Assam Global Investors’ Summit scheduled from February 3, 2018, is the largest ever investment promotion and facilitation initiative by the Government of Assam. The Summit aims at highlighting the state’s geostrategic advantages offered to investors by Assam. The event shall showcase the manufacturing prowess and the opportunities offered by the state in terms of export-oriented manufacturing and services to growing economies viz. ASEAN and BBN countries.

The Assam government is conducting road shows at various locations in both domestic and international locations, to showcase the business potential and investment opportunities in the state. The government delegates are also meeting the Industry champions for various discussions. The Summit promises to become a major platform for G2B, B2B meetings & display of investment opportunities in the state. FICCI which has been engaged as the Summit Partner, has been entrusted with the organising of the Summit with support from the state government.

The main aim of the upcoming summit is to exhibit the different investment opportunities available in the state of Assam.

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