New Delhi-Due to concerted efforts of the state authorities led by Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Singh Mann, the Ambassadors of the assorted nations on Wednesday evinced eager curiosity in making enormous investments within the state.
During the conferences with the Ambassadors, the Chief Minister showcased Punjab as a land of alternatives and invited them to encourage the businesses of their respective nations to spend money on the state. He mentioned that firms can be immensely benefited by investing within the state, which is quickly rising as the economic hub of the nation. Bhagwant Singh Mann mentioned that Punjab has full communal concord, peace and amity, that are primarily chargeable for total improvement and prosperity within the state.
The Chief Minister mentioned that the overseas firms ought to make optimum use of this congenial ambiance backed by glorious infrastructure, energy, expert human assets and greatest industrial and work tradition to unfold their enterprise. Extending a pink carpet welcome to the businesses, he mentioned that the state authorities was at all times open for brand spanking new concepts and improvements to spice up up the economic progress in Punjab. Bhagwant Singh Mann mentioned that the day isn’t far-off when Punjab will emerge as the economic hub of the nation.
In a gathering with Australian Ambassador Phillip Green, the Chief Minister underlined the necessity for mutual cooperation in diversified fields to additional increase financial system of Australia in addition to that of Punjab. He mentioned that there’s a enormous potential of funding in agriculture, sports activities trade, cattle feed, training and others in Punjab. Bhagwant Singh Mann invited the Australian firms to spend money on the state including that will probably be mutually useful for Australia and Punjab.
During assembly with Ambassador of United Kingdom Alex Ellis, the Chief Minister mentioned that there was an enormous scope of mutual progress between Punjab and UK in Agri-Food Processing sector when it comes to Processing for poultry, pork, worth added dairy merchandise, fruit Juice focus manufacturing, potato Processing, meals Packaging and able to Eat/Confectionary Items. Likewise, he mentioned that each UK and Punjab can be benefitted from strategic tie ups in Pharmaceuticals, Engineering, Information Technology and Chemical sectors including he invited the UK universities to arrange their campuses in Punjab. Bhagwant Singh Mann additionally reminded the Ambassador concerning the pivotal position being performed by Punjabis in socio-economic improvement of United Kingdom including he additionally flagged the problem of offering Direct flight connectivity between UK and Punjab to facilitate the passengers.
In a gathering with Ambassador of Brazil Kenneth H. da Nobrega, the Chief Minister mentioned that there was an enormous scope of funding by the Brazilian firms particularly in sectors like Agro Food Processing, New and Renewable Source of Energy, Logistics, Information and Technology and Chemicals. He mentioned that Brazilian firms might be immensely benefitted by investing within the state as aside from fertile land the state has a pool of expert and arduous working manpower which might be of immense use for them. Bhagwant Singh Mann assured that the state will present fulsome help and cooperation to the Brazalian firms desirous of investing within the state.
During deliberations with Ambassador of Spain José María Ridao, the Chief Minister apprised him that Punjab exports main merchandise like basmati rice, bulk medicine, merchandise of metal and iron, auto parts, agro-chemicals, cotton materials, madeups and others to Spain and the entire worth of those exports was Rs 510.35 crores. He mentioned that there’s additional an enormous scope of funding in sectors of Agro meals processing, Aerospace and Defence, New and Renewable Source of Energy, Information and Technology and Auto/ Automobile parts. Bhagwant Singh Mann mentioned that it’s a matter of immense delight and satisfaction that Spain is the sixteenth largest Foreign Direct Investor (FDI) in India and Punjab can be immensely benefitted from it.
In a gathering with Malaysian Ambassador Dato Muzafar Shah Mustafa, the Chief Minister apprised him that Punjab has emerged as a most most well-liked Tourist vacation spot and state authorities is already selling tourism on a big scale. He mentioned that strategic tie up between Punjab and Malaysia particularly in Tourism and diaspora might be immensely useful for each. Likewise, he additionally mentioned that there’s a enormous scope of funding within the state in sectors like Manufacturing, Information and expertise, Energy and Agriculture and Food Processing.
During a gathering with Ambassador of Netherlands Mrs. Marie Louisa Gerards, the Chief Minister mentioned that it’s heartening to know that Netherlands is the fourth largest Foreign Direct Investor (FDI) in India. He mentioned that firms from Netherlands have already invested in Punjab and he had additionally carried out the groundbreaking ceremony of De Heus manufacturing facility at Vividha Industrial Park, Rajpura in October 2023. Likewise, Bhagwant Singh Mann mentioned that Centre of Excellence for Potato crop is an Indo-Dutch Project is working efficiently and the Dutch authorities, in collaboration with Dutch organizations Solidaridad, PUM (a company based by VNO-NCW and Netherlands Ministry of Foreign Affairs) is working with textile ending cluster in Ludhiana including he mentioned that there’s a enormous scope of funding in a number of different sectors like Food Processing, Logistics, Alloys and Steels, Pharmaceuticals and Information Technology.