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Ambani brothers to attend inaugural session of VGS

BS Reporter  |  Mumbai/ Ahmedabad 

Like earlier years, the sixth edition of the (VGS), is also going to see the country's top industrialists coming to Gandhinagar to attend the event including the Ambani brothers.

What's more this time is, the British High Comission too has warmed up to Narendra Modi's Gujarat.

The US India Business Council (USIBC) has associated as partners for the event. Outgrowing political differences, 22 Indian states, some of which have a Congress led government, are also participating in this year's event.

Ambani brothers, Mukesh and Anil Ambani, heading and ADA Groups respectively, would be present for the inaugural session of the event on January 11, with other top brasses.

The newly appointed Tata Sons chairman is likely to be in the city for the valedictory session of the Summit.

Other big names include Anand Mahindra, chairman, Mahindra Group, Sunil Bharti Mittal, chairman and group CEO, Bharti Enterprises, Aditya Birla Group chairman Kumar Mangalam Birla, Essar Group chief Shashi Ruia

Chiefs of automobile majors who have chosen Gujarat for their upcoming manufacturing hubs will be present during the summit too. R C Bhargava, chairman, Maruti Suzuki India, Joginder Singh, managing director, Ford India will attend.

From overseas, Yukio Edano, minister of the ministry of cconomy, trade and industry (METI) of Japan will be in Gujarat for the event. Ron Somers, president, USIBC and James Bevan, British High Commissioner to India will also attend.

Over 50,000 delegates from India and over 1800 foreign delegates from over 105 countries are expected.

The Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show will have participation from 14 different countries and over 1000

Some of the countries which are sending huge delegations include Sweden, Finland, Italy, Singapore, China, Taiwan, Belgium, Denmark, Netherlands, Israel, Poland, Russia, Morocco, Nigeria, Algeria, Somalia, Australia, Thailand and Yunan, claimed a state government release.

First Published: Thu, January 10 2013. 00:28 IST