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French business delegation meets Naveen

Press Trust of India  |  Bhubaneswar 

A business delegation from Saturday met at the state secretariat and expressed interest to invest in the state, official sources said.

The evinced interest to invest in hotels, steel, electrical equipment, power and other sectors, they said.

"Honoured to meet CM of #Odisha, @Naveen_Odisha with a French business delegation. Thank you for an insightful conversation on how to increase our footprint in this fast growing state! #franceinindia, of to Alexandre Ziegler, who led the delegation, tweeted after meeting

While welcoming the investors from France, Chief Minister invited the visiting business community to take part in the Make In Conclave in Bhubaneswar to be held in November this year.

Stating that has emerged as an attractive destination for investors from across the globe, Patnaik said it is a mineral rich state having abundant iron ore, bauxite, chromite and many other minerals.

Patnaik also informed the investors from that Odisha has been the aluminium capital of with the state producing 54 per cent of aluminium of the country. This apart, Odisha has also emerged as a hub.

The said that the state will soon bring out new policies in defence and He urged the French business community to invest in aircraft, electronics, and food processing sectors.

Ziegler and his delegation have expressed satisfaction over the investment climate in the state and said to carry between Odisha and France, an official statement issued by the chief minister's office said.

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First Published: Sat, September 15 2018. 16:05 IST