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Assam looking to attract foreign investments in 297 projects:

Press Trust of India  |  Singapore 

The is looking to attract foreign in about 297 potential projects of ports, logistics parks, river transport and tourism, State Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said here today. The recently held roadshows in Japan, South Korea and to attract investments, Sarma said. The is looking for inestments in about 297 potential projects of ports, logistics parks, river transport and tourism, he said. "We have distributed the project profiles to investors in the three countries," Sarma told PTI after presenting the roadshow today. Sarma also said Guwahati was gearing up for air connectivity with Singapore, Myanmar and "We are getting very favourable response and there is a renewed interest in Commercial viability of flights between Guwahati, and Dhaka is being discussed at an advanced level, said Sarma. "We are hopeful of starting the Guwahati- flights next year," he added. As for now, Guwahati has flights to Bangkok while flights to and fro Bhutan are being considered. Sarma, who led a seven-person delegation, said the roadshow was part of promoting the 'Advantage conclave' to be held February 3-4.

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First Published: Fri, December 01 2017. 14:20 IST
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