Monday, Sep 22, 2014

Gujarat CM to host curtain raiser for Vibrant Gujarat in Delhi

Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Posted: August 26, 2014 8:17 pm | Updated: August 26, 2014 8:21 pm

Gujarat chief minister Anandi Patel will be meeting foreign investors, ambassadors of different countries and industry leaders at a formal “Curtain Raiser” event in New Delhi on Wednesday in connection with upcoming seventh edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit to be held in January 2015.

The chief minister who will be spearheading this state sponsored biannual event for the first time will be delivering a keynote address and will later be conducting a series of meeting with various stakeholders at this event organised at Taj Palace Hotel in Delhi. “Approximately 1000 people including representatives from industry and different media houses have been invited for this event. Almost all the ambassadors have also been invited,” official sources said.

A special ten-minute film on Vibrant Gujarat 2015 will be shown and a 15-minute presentation about the summit will be made at the event which is being held with support of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Additional Chief Secretary DJ Pandian is scheduled to make the presentation.

“The chief minister will also hold one-to-one meetings with foreign investors, ambassadors and captains of the industry,” stated a release from the state government. State finance minister Saurabh Patel and Chief secretary Varesh Sinha will be among the senior representatives from the state government who will participate in this event.

Secretary of Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Amitabh Kant will also deliver a special address on the occasion.

The curtain raiser event is being organised to popularise the event scheduled to be held at Gujarat’s capital Gandhinagar on January 11-13, 2015. The state government is also planning an agressive social media campaign in the next four months to extract maximum mileage for the event. Seven countries including Holland, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, Singapore, South African and Japan will be partner countries for the summit.

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