Indo French Investment Conclave to be held in Nagpur

Indo French Investment Conclave to be held in Nagpur
01/11/2018 , by , in News/Views

The Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IFCCI), in association with the Embassy of France, is organizing an Indo-French Investment Conclave in Nagpur on 2nd November 2018. H.E. Mr. Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India, will lead a delegation of more than hundred leaders of Indo-French companies to the conclave. Shri Nitin Gadkari, Hon’ble Minister of Road Transport and Highways of India, Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, and Shri Chandrashekhar K. Bawankule, Hon’ble Minister of energy, New and Renewable Energy, and State Excise, have kindly consented to support the event with their presence.

The event holds special significance as it will open many avenues for a multilateral trade partnership between India and France in the key areas of defense and aerospace, smart mobility and logistics, and infrastructure. Over 300 visitors and around 30 French companies are expected to participate in the discussions leading to an enabling environment for boosting the Indo-French partnership. The event will also bring together Indian national and state authorities, policymakers, top private sector players from India and France, multilateral agencies, and eminent industry experts.

Welcoming the Conclave, Ambassador Alexandre Ziegler said, “French companies see great potential in the Indian economy. They invest and innovate in India. Maharashtra is emerging as a very promising investment destination in India and I am confident that this Conclave will prove to be a very fruitful moment for the Indo-French trade relationship.”

Mr. Guillaume Girard-Reydet, President, IFCCI said “India is at the cusp of an unprecedented transformation powered by factors such as rapid urbanization and increasing consumption drove by its young population. At this juncture, France sees great opportunity in partnering with India’stransformative economic programmes such as Make in India, Digital India, and SMART cities and IFCCIis helping in facilitating this through this Indo-French Investment Conclave.”

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