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Netherlands opens consulate in Lucknow, aims to boost trade ties

IANS  |  Lucknow 

Dutch Ambassador to Alphonsus Stoelinga on Tuesday announced that the Netherlands has opened a consulate in to boost trade ties between his country and the state of

Leading a delegation that called on the Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, the envoy expressed the desire of companies from the Netherlands to invest in the state.

Ambassador Stoelinga also stated that the consulate of his country in was first outside the metropolitan cities in

The visiting dignitary also expressed hope that the consulate would help strike closer bonding between the industries of both and the Netherlands and that trade would increase between the two.

During the meeting, the Chief Minister informed the delegation about the various initiatives rolled out by his government to encourage industrial investment in the state.

He said that on account of the new industrial policy, a environment conducive for investment had been created in the state.

Adityanath pointed out that sectors like infrastructure, agro-processing, tourism, dairy, electronics, agriculture and food processing, alternative energy sources and civil aviation offered immense scope and opportunities of working together.

He also extended an invitation to the Netherlands to be a "Partner State" in the proposed "Global Investors Meet".



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First Published: Tue, November 14 2017. 23:56 IST