Andhra Pradesh

Shrimp industry has a lot of potential in State: Reifman

Consul General to meet Chief Minister today

Andhra Pradesh has tremendous economic potential and the USA is looking forward to be a partner in growth, said US Consul General from Hyderabad Joel Reifman.

He was speaking to the press on Tuesday after visiting USS Emory, a US warship from its Pacific Fleet, which is on port call in Visakhapatnam.

Apart from technology, software, energy and food processing, in which the USA has interests, the shrimp industry has a lot of potential. “Lot of shrimp is exported from A.P. to the USA and this area can be improved,” he said.

Mr. Reifman is scheduled to visit Vijayawada on Tuesday and will meet Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy to discuss various matters.

Talking about other projects, Mr. Reifman said that awareness would be created among young men and women on various issues relating to trafficking in 100 villages.

Mr. Reifman also said that NASA is collaborating with the Indian government to co-fund the smart city projects and make cities more liveable.

Visa norms

Talking about visa norms, he said that efforts are on to create awareness among students on the rules and regulations and how to apply. Education USA is working closely on this issue, he said.

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