In run-up to Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors' Summit (VGGIS) 2013, a high-level delegation of government officials and business leaders from Gujarat visited Shanghai-based large corporate having diversified interests.
A two-day visit of a fifteen-member delegation from Gujarat was a part of the road show for the VGGIS, scheduled to be held in January next year.
The visit comes in the wake of rapidly growing business and cultural ties between China and Gujarat, which got a major boost after state chief minister Narendra Modi led a delegation to People’s Republic of China in November, 2011.
The delegation, led by Bharat Lal, principal resident commissioner, government of Gujarat, showcased investment opportunities in Gujarat. The delegation discussed investment possibilities in upcoming large projects and big-ticket investment projects including Dholera Special Investment Region (D-SIR) along the Delhi Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC) and also a multi services Special Economic Zone (SEZ) Gujarat International Finance Tech (GIFT) City, which focuses on financial services and technology.
"The delegation along with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) representatives also met members of China Council for Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), the Government agency responsible for promotion of investment and business to promote partnership between China and Gujarat," a statement from the state government informed.