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Estonian envoy calls on Assam CM to discuss investment options


Press Trust of India
Ambassador of Estonia to India Riho Kruuv called on Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal here Monday to discuss issues of mutual interest, including investment opportunities and trade relations, an official release said here.
During the meeting, Chief Minister Sonowal talked about the potential sectors for investment in Assam with the envoy and requested him to take a lead in bringing business from Estonia to the state, it said.
The CM also outlined the initiatives taken up in Assam to maximize business potential, under India's Act East Policy, and transform Guwahati into gateway of South East Asia.
In response, Kruuv evinced interest in developing strong trade relations between Assam and the European country, the official statement said.
Sonowal also sought cooperation from the Estonian ambassador in tackling cyber crime, which has surfaced as a major global threat, it stated.
Principal secretary to the chief minister, Sanjay Lohiya, was present at the meeting, the release added.

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First Published: Oct 29 2018 | 7:10 PM IST

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