Country-specific desks to attract investment

February 11, 2015 12:00 am | Updated 05:44 am IST - HYDERABAD:

The State government has proposed to set up country-specific desks with dedicated nodal officers as part of its initiatives to attract foreign investments.

Announcing this while addressing the Sixth Heads of Indian Mission Conference organised by the Ministry of External Affairs in New Delhi on Tuesday, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu said Andhra Pradesh was strategically positioned to attract foreign investments and listed out the areas, including the proposed capital being built in Guntur district.

Giving an overview of his visits to Japan, Singapore and Davos, Mr. Naidu said the Singapore Government was helping to develop the capital and was preparing the master plan for it. Japan too offered help to develop the capital.

He said engagements had been planned with Australia, Germany, South Korea, Brazil, Malaysia, Taiwan, China, Gulf countries and the USA too, adding that an investment seminar was scheduled to be held on March 5 in which 50 Japanese companies would participate.

Congratulates AAP

Mr. Naidu also congratulated Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) president Arvind Kejriwal on the stunning victory of his party in Delhi Assembly elections.

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