Dy. Mayor of Taipei City Expresses Great Interest to Attend Vibrant Gujarat


Taipei, Taiwan

The Indian delegation from Gujarat, concluded its official visit to Taiwan. The delegation led by Mr. Roopwant Singh, IAS, Managing Director, Gujarat Informatics Ltd., had a packed schedule comprising of meetings with the government officials, top management of industry bodies, heads of trade associations, private banks and university of Taiwan. The delegation also participated at the ‘Make In India’ session at TAITRONICS.

As part of the schedule, the delegation visited Mr. Charles Lin, Deputy Mayor of Taipei City, who, in his concluding remarks congratulated the delegation leader on the progress made in Gujarat. Further, he expressed his desire to attend the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, personally along with some Taiwanese Industry leaders. The Deputy Mayor also extended an invite to the delegation to attend the Smart Cities Summit & Expo 2017, scheduled during Feb 21-24, 2017 at Taipei World Trade Centre.

Speaking on the visit, the delegation leader, Mr. Roopwant Singh, IAS, Managing Director, GIL said, “I am honored by the warmth extended by the Hon’ble Deputy Mayor of Taipei City. I look forward to welcoming him at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017. We’ve had very successful meetings especially with the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA), Taipei Computer Association, CTBC Bank, CTCI and ACER. The magnitude at which the previous editions of the summit were conducted are well recognized by the Taiwanese. Their participation at the Summit will further strengthen the relationship Gujarat shares with Taiwan. We see great opportunities to work together and the summit is the perfect platform to take the conversation forward.”

The Indian delegation from Gujarat also comprised of Industry leaders like Mr. Paresh Vasani, MD – PCB Power / Circuit Systems India, Mr. Nilay Patel, CEO – Easy Pay and Mr. Liou, Jia-Ciao (Gary) from Maxxis (Cheng Shin Rubber).

Commenting on the success of the visit, Mr. Nilay Patel, CEO – Easy Pay said, “I am glad to share that Vibrant Gujarat is a well-known event across the globe. During our meetings at Taiwan with the stakeholders, we were given to believe that a lot of Taiwanese companies were keen to attend the event in January 2017. As an investor in Gujarat, I assure every potential attendee of complete satisfaction and support from the Government of Gujarat.”

In the next phase, the delegation will travel to Singapore and shall be led by Mr. Ashwini Kumar, IAS, Secretary to Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat. The delegates will throw light on some of the investor friendly policies, perfect economic ecosystem and single window clearance procedures that Gujarat offers, making it one of the most sought after investment destination globally. Gujarat was also ranked number 1 in ‘Ease of Doing Business’ in 2015 amongst all states of India in a joint study by the Government of India and World Bank.

About Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017

The Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit, which started in 2003 to rekindle the pace of investments in the state, has since established itself as the most important business events in the country. Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit is an example of the visionary approach of the Government of Gujarat towards inclusive and sustainable development by ensuring policy coherence and effective investment promotion. Far from the regional investment fair that characterized the first Summit in 2003, the biennial Summit has today become a unique forum for ideation, knowledge sharing, networking, explore business opportunities, sign cooperation agreements and partnerships, while setting the policy agenda to meet some of the current national challenges.

Having successfully organized seven constructive summits, Government of Gujarat, as part of its journey towards sustainable long-term growth and inclusive development is organizing the 8th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit from the 10th to 13th of January 2017 at Mahatma Mandir, Gandhinagar.