Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on Thursday urged European investors to look at Maharashtra, which he said was a leading destination for global investments.
Fadnavis, who held interactions with investors and business chambers in Stockholm, highlighted the policies pursued by his government to make doing business easier in the state.
He held a meeting with SAAB chairman Marcus Wallenberg on investment in ATC and Airport security systems. “It was a wonderful meeting with SAAB chairman Marcus Wallenberg. We spoke at length about the investment prospects in ATC and Airport security systems,” said Fadnavis.
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At the Indo-Swedish Forum at Stockholm, Fadnavis dwelt on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ‘Make In India’ and his own ‘Make in Maharashtra’ initiative.
The chief minister said, “Don’t miss the opportunity to invest in India, especially Maharashtra.”
“I have not come to just count the total investments. But want to impress upon you all to reckon the power of India and Maharashtra. There is a major transformation which we would want you to positively realise and experience.
India is the destination for investors. And Maharashtra can play a significant role in taking ahead the global partnership,” he added.
Maharashtra contributes 15 per cent to the country’s gross domestic product, accounts for almost 30 per cent of the foreign direct investment flows and contributes 30 per cent to the country’s export basket.