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Delegation from Indian State of Gujarat to meet leading companies, senior government officials in Japan, South Korea

Updated: Oct 14, 2016 16:18 IST

New Delhi [India], Oct 14 (ANI-BusinessWireIndia): The Embassy of India, Tokyo; The Consulate General of India, Osaka-Kobe in association with Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), The Osaka Chamber of Commerce and Industry ( OCCI) and The Embassy of India, Seoul in association with Indian Chamber of Commerce in Korea ( ICCK) are organizing road-shows and arranging Business-to-Business (B2B) Meetings, hosting a high-level Vibrant Gujarat Delegation in Japan and South Korea respectively. The delegation is visiting Japan & South Korea under the auspices of the Government of Gujarat from 17th to 21st October 2016.

The Vibrant Gujarat Delegation will comprise representatives from various reputed Indian organizations from various sectors (including Mining and Energy, Chemicals, Education, Tourism, Banking and Financial Services, etc.) in addition to representatives of the Government of Gujarat and Indian Chambers.

The Vibrant Gujarat road-show is aimed to strengthen the economic and social ties between the countries and to promote Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017. With the theme of "Gujarat - Connecting India to World", the road-show will feature various activities involving leading Japanese and South Korean companies, industry associations and government officials, strengthening the cause of development and promote cooperation between Japan, South Korea 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. Gujarat was ranked number 1 in "Ease of Doing Business" in 2015 among all states of India in a joint study by the Government of India and World Bank.

Leader of the delegation, Manoj Kumar Das, IAS, Principal Secretary, Food, Civil Supply and Consumer Affairs Department, Government of Gujarat said "Our delegation's objective is to strengthen relationship between Japan, South Korea and India where Gujarat will play a key role by offering avenues across various sectors to further enhance business relationships between the countries.

With some big projects planned in the state of Gujarat, the expertise of these countries in areas like automobiles and auto components, electronics, pharmaceuticals, ports and maritime, banking and financial services, heavy machinery and education to name a few can play a significant role."

The state of Gujarat is looking forward to host Japanese and South Korean delegation of Government officials and businessmen at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017. (ANI-BusinessWireIndia)