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Himachal CM in Dubai to woo investors

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur ...

  • Himachal Pradesh CM Mr Jai Ram Thakur singed an MoU with Sharaf Group to explore investment possibility in logistic park, dry port and supporting infrastructure

Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur was in Dubai in June, aiming to attract investments for the hill state. Accompanied by Industries Minister Bikram Singh and a high-level delegation, including senior officials of the state, Mr Thakur was on a four-day visit to the UAE.

The purpose of the visit was to project Himachal Pradesh as an attractive investment destination in horticulture, tourism, pharmaceuticals, energy, food processing, logistics, education and skill development, a Government spokesperson told IANS. The Chief Minister held high-level meetings at ministerial and official levels as well as with the chambers of commerce and leading investors. The Chief Minister and his delegation did a roadshow on ‘Rising Himachal: Global Investors’ Meet 2019’, at an event being organised by the Indian Business and Professional Council of Dubai.

The Global Investors’ Meet 2019 is the flagship business event of Himachal Pradesh and its inaugural edition will be held in Dharamsala on November 7 and 8.

The Chief Minister interacted with prominent businessmen and professionals at the Business Leaders’ Forum, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India - Dubai Chapter, and the People of Indian Origin Chamber of Commerce and Industry and with the Indian community.