Gandhinagar, Gujarat, India
The Indian delegation from Gujarat which interacted with the stakeholders in Taiwan last week and with corporates & universities in Singapore this week, today, concluded its official visit. The delegation to Taiwan was led by Mr. Roopwant Singh, Managing Director, Gujarat Informatics Ltd., post Taiwan, the delegation visited Singapore and was led by Mr. Ashwani Kumar, IAS, Secretary to Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat.
At Singapore, the delegation hosted two roundtable conferences, a roadshow in the presence of H.E. Mrs. Vijay Singh Thakur, High Commissioner of India to Singapore and interacted with a host of important associations, corporates and universities like Singapore International Chambers of Commerce, Urban Development Authority, Antara Koh, Surbana Jurong, National University of Singapore, Singapore University of Technology and Design, Singapore Semiconductor Industry Association, Boustead, Blackstone and Temasek Holdings over a period of just three days.
Speaking on the visit, the delegation leader, Mr. Ashwani Kumar, Secretary to the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat said, “I am delighted to share that through our meetings in Taiwan & Singapore, we’ve been able to encourage potential investors to understand the various opportunities offered by the state of Gujarat. I was overwhelmed to see these meetings end with a healthy round of questions mostly pertaining to opportunities specific to GIFT city and possibilities of meeting potential partners on the sidelines of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017. I look forward to welcoming everyone at the summit scheduled in January 2017.”
The delegation also comprised of Gujarati Industry leaders like Mr. Jitendra Shah, Managing Director, Tipsons Financial Services Pvt. Ltd, Mr. Paresh Vasani, MD – PCB Power / Circuit Systems India, Mr. Nilay Patel, CEO – Easy Pay and an investor from Taiwan, Mr. Liou, Jia-Ciao (Gary) from Maxxis (Cheng Shin Rubber).
Commenting on the success of the visit, Mr. Paresh Vasani, Managing Director – PCB Power, said “The delegation has had a successful round of meetings in both Taiwan & Singapore. Our visit to these markets has already evoked interest in Gujarat. I look forward to welcoming our guests at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017, a platform which will help us take these conversations forward.”
During the meetings, possible strategic alliances and collaborations were discussed at length as most companies expressed their desire to attend the summit and take the conversations to their fruitful conclusions.
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.