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Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce delegation calls on Gujarat CM for closer economic ties

High level delegation of Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce led by Mr. Patrick Brown, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Canada, today visited Gujarat Chief Minister Smt Anandiben Patel at Gandhinagar.

The delegation is visiting Gujarat with a purpose of investment-development in energy, smart city, and infrastructure sectors of the state. The delegation heartily invited CM Smt Patel to attend the trade-industry festival, as a Chief Guest, to be held at Ontario in June-2016.

CM Smt Patel briefed Mr. Brown and his delegation about transparent and convenient facilities being provided to industrialists and industries under the ‘Ease of Doing Business’. She added that Canada ranks third in the diamond Industry and in the same way Gujarat plays a major role in the country for diamond industry. About 9 out of 10 diamonds in India are polished in Surat only.

She said that educational tie-ups between these two countries can broaden horizons of knowledge for the students of both countries. She appreciated Canada’s active participation in Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit-2015 and expresses her expectation that the Canada will participate again in next edition of the summit.

While praising Gujarat’s infrastructure development and industry-friendly environment, Mr. Brown stated that Gujarati community has significantly contributed in hotel and trade industries of Canada. He also appreciated cultural richness of the state.

At the occasion, Chief Secretary Shri G. R. Aloriya, Chief Principal Secretary to CM Shri K. Kailashnathan, Principal Secretary of Energy Shri L. Chuango, Managing Director of GIDC Shri Manoj Agrawal, Industries Commissioner Smt Mamata Verma and leading industrialists of Indo-Canada Chamber of Commerce were remained present.

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