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Assam govt setting up 65-storeyed twin tower to boost trade

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

The is in the process of setting up a Global Trade Centre in as part of making it a "trade and business gateway" to South East Asia, said here today.

Participating in a roadshow 'Advantage Assam' to invite from to take part in the first-ever Global Investors' Summit scheduled in next month, said, his has already started work on the construction of the building.

"It is a 65-storeyed twin building to be built in This centre will become a symbol of trade and business in the gateway to South East Asia," he said.

said his has already started work to dredge the Barak river while dredging work in river would also start soon.

"We propose to reach the through the in and development of port cities along the river have been planned," he said.

On tapping the tourism potential, the Chief Minister said the government has announced tax incentives and capital subsidy for tourism units.

"Golf tourism in the scenic river cruises on and tea garden areas of the State has also emerged as an area of great interest," he said.

Later during a press conference, he said the government was looking at in tourism sector, Information Technology, and petrochemicals,

"We are also looking at in education sector in the State," he said.

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First Published: Mon, January 08 2018. 17:45 IST