K.T. Rama Rao pitches for friendly state policies

| Updated: Jan 24, 2017 06:52 IST

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Jan. 24 (ANI): Information Minister K.T. Rama Rao has pitched for friendly state policies to investors in Japan. During his tour to Japan, Rao met several investors and top managements of different organizations. He met Satoshi Shimizu, Ryohin Keikaku, MUJI, (MUJI is a retail giant which sells wide variety of household and consumer goods without any brand) Director and General Manager, East Asia Business and invited them to Hyderabad to explore the opportunities available in the state. He also pitched for setting up their outlet which offers local talent developed products of high quality at affordable prices. The minister also explained them the friendly policies of the government. After the meeting, Rao presented them Pochampally Stole. In another meeting, Minister Rao met with JICA. Hidetoshi Irigaki, senior vice-president; Kyosuke Inada, Senior Director, SE Asia; Katsuo Matsumoto, Deputy Director General, SE General and discussed on priority sectors like Urban Infrastructure, Forestry, Water and Sanitation, and Industrial Development. JICA has invited Telangana to submit its proposals on these sectors for consideration for funding. Rama Rao also met JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization). Shikegi Maeda, Executive vice-president; Takashi Suzuki, Senior Director for Global Strategy, South West Asia and agreed on holding business summits in Tokyo and Osaka cities of Japan with various industry leaders prior to invest in Telangana. The minister also met Satoshi Shinozaki, president, Mayekawa Research Institute Co. Ltd., vice-president, the public-private council for promoting Global Food Value Chain and requested to consider Telangana for their future expansions. (ANI)