WB has capability to take on bigger business challenges: Jaitley
Kolkata, Jan 08 (ANI) : Asserting that West Bengal has capability and readiness to take on bigger and greater business challenges with an aim to fulfill aspirations, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said more investments will lead to greater revenues, jobs, more manufacturing power and better infrastructure. Jaitley, who was speaking at the 2016 Global Business Summit, said the economy of any country or state needs investments to grow. The Summit received participation from 20 countries including UK, Japan, USA, Singapore, Australia, China, Malaysia, Taiwan, Israel, Spain, Belarus, Czech Republic, Korea, Luxembourg and neighbouring countries like Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan.
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