ANDHRA PRADESH

Metro rail: Prime Minister pats Rosaiah

Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh congratulated Chief Minister K. Rosaiah and the Government of Andhra Pradesh on the successful completion of the bidding process for Hyderabad Metro Rail project.

Earlier, Dr. Rosaiah wrote to the Prime Minister about the importance of the project, the difficult circumstances under which the bidding process was conducted and about the transparency and proactive approach of the government and the project authorities, which won investor confidence and wide acclaim.

In separate letters to the Prime Minister, UPA chairperson Ms. Sonia Gandhi, Union Ministers Pranab Mukherjee and Jaipal Reddy and Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Dr. Montek Singh Ahluwalia, the Chief Minister thanked them for the financial support for the project under VGF Scheme and for the guidance rendered, a press release said.

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