Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Assam’s first global investors summit 03 February that aims to showcase its manufacturing opportunities and geostrategic advantages to foreign and domestic investors. The ‘Advantage Assam: Global Investors Summit 2018′ also aims to highlight Assam’s geostrategic advantages and core competencies in different sectors along with the policy initiatives taken by the state government.
The chief minister said the February 3-4 event will showcase the manufacturing prowess and the opportunities offered by Assam in terms of export-oriented manufacturing and services to growing economies such as the ASEAN and the Southeast Asian countries. Apart from the prime minister, several Union ministers including Nitin Gadkari, Suresh Prabhu, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Smriti Irani, Dharmendra Pradhan, Jitendra Singh, Kiren Rijiju, are expected to take part in the summit.
The state has identified a number of focus sectors, including agriculture and food processing, organic cultivation and bamboo, handloom, textile and handicrafts, inland water transport, port township and river front development and logistics. Assam Government also understands the criticality of providing ease of doing businesses in order to gain attention from national and international investors.