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Delegation from Indian State of Gujarat to meet leading companies, senior government officials in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar

Updated: Oct 03, 2016 13:03 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 3 (ANI- Business Wire India): A high-level delegation from the Government of Gujarat, India will visit Saudi Arabia, Kuwait and Qatar from October 03 -11, 2016. The delegation will meet various executives of companies, financial institutions, members of industry chambers, government officials among others.

The Vibrant Gujarat 2017 delegation will comprise representatives of over 11 reputed Indian companies from various sectors (including Conventional and Non-conventional energy; Chemicals and Petrochemicals; Tourism and Hospitality; Education; Infrastructure Development; and Financial Services) in addition to representatives of Government of Gujarat and Indian Chambers.

The delegation's visit is aimed at strengthening the economic and social ties between India and the three Arab countries to promote Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017. With the theme of "Gujarat - Connecting India to World", the meetings will feature various activities involving leading companies, industry associations and government officials, strengthening the cause of development and promote cooperation between Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Qatar and the State of Gujarat.

The delegates will apprise about some of the investor-friendly policies, the robust industrial ecosystem and single window clearance procedures that Gujarat offers, making it one of the most sought after investment destinations globally.

Leader of the delegation, Dr. Rajiv Kumar Gupta, IAS, Principal Secretary (Labour and Employment) and MD, Gujarat NFC, Government of Gujarat said "Our delegation's objective is to strengthen relationship between the Gulf countries and India. With some important projects lined up, Kuwait, Qatar and Saudi Arabia's expertise in areas like Oil and Gas, Infrastructure, Education and Tourism to name a few will play a significant role." (ANI-Business Wire India)