Dubai: Himachal Pradesh in the presence of chief minister Jai Ram Thakur at Dubai singed and Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sharaf Group to explore investment possibility in logistic park, dry port and supporting infrastructure.
Led by Thakur, a high level delegation from the state is on four day visit to UAE to participate in a ‘road show’ that is being organized in cooperation with Indian Embassy, Consulate General in UAE and the Confederation of Indian Industries, Himachal Pradesh.
The delegation is seeking investments to make the state into an industrial hub. Speaking to UAE business leaders at Dubai, the chief minister extended them an invitation to be a part of the Global Investors Meet being organized at Dharamshala to explore business and collaboration opportunities.
The Chief Minister also had meetings with Chairman and Managing Director MMS Dr. Anil Sharma, Chairman AL Ghurair Investments Essa Ghurair, Commissioner Trade and Development of government of Australia at Dubai, Pankaj Savera and Vice Chairman Sharaf Group Sharafuddin.
The delegation also held meeting with President, India-Middle East Agro Trade Industry and Investment Forum (IMEA-TIIF) Sudhakar Tomar which has multinational agriculture and food systems supply chain.
“Once you come to Himachal, we are very sure that you will not like to leave and this is the kind of advantage and opportunity that Himachal presents”, said Thakur. He added that the state offered attractive incentives under its industrial policy to boost investment in the state.
Speaking on the occasion industries minister Bikram Singh said that the state provided a very favourable investment climate. They also invited him to participate in Global Investor Meet.
Sudhakar Tomar said that he wants to explore the possibility of ginger sourcing and also processing of horticulture.
Other members from the HP delegation hold the road show include additional chief secretaries Dr. Shrikant Baldi, Manoj Kumar and Ram Subhag Singh, Director Industries Hans Raj Sharma, Special Secretary Abid Hussain Sadiq, Principal Private Secretary to CM Vinay Singh and representatives of CII, Himachal Pradesh.