Punjab and (UK) for additional tie up in agriculture, (IT), meals processing, greater training, sports activities, public transport and biomass sectors.
CHANDIGARH: Punjab and United Kingdom (UK) on Thursday agreed for additional tie up in agriculture, Info and Know-how (IT), meals processing, greater training, sports activities, public transport (Electrical buses) and biomass sectors.
A choice to this impact was taken throughout a gathering of the Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann with British Excessive Commissioner Alex Ellis, who referred to as on the previous right here at his official residence on Thursday morning.
In the course of the assembly it was agreed that there’s a big potential of collaboration between Punjab and UK in these sectors. The Chief Minister mentioned that arduous working and resilient Punjabis have already made a mark in these sectors. Nonetheless, he mentioned that the superior expertise by UK shall be useful in additional harnessing the hidden potential in these sectors.
Extending a purple carpet welcome to British Buyers within the state, the Chief Minister mentioned that the state authorities will guarantee single window on-line clearances to all of the desirous traders within the state. He mentioned that Punjab authorities will be sure that the traders will get clean and trouble free mechanism to spend money on the state. Bhagwant Mann mentioned that he’s already in contact with a lot of perspective traders from UK who’re curious about investing the state.
Flagging the difficulty of direct flight from Chandigarh to London Heathrow Airport, the Chief Minister mentioned that it’ll facilitate the passengers from 5 states normally and that of Punjab particularly. He mentioned that this flight will act as a window for Punjabis to western world. Bhagwant Mann mentioned that various airways are already in contact with him for beginning their flights as soon as it will get approval.
British Excessive Commissioner assured the Chief Minister of all potential assist on this regard. He mentioned that UK could be very eager in firming up funding with the state in these key sectors. Ellis additionally lauded the zero tolerance stance of Chief Minister in opposition to corruption and mentioned that it’ll additional assist in boosting confidence of traders within the state.
The Excessive Commissioner of UK was accompanied by Deputy Excessive Commissioner Chandigarh Caroline Rowett and Commerce Commissioner South Asia Alan Gammell.
On the event, Extra Chief Secretary to CM A. Venu Prasad, CEO Make investments Punjab KK Yadav, Extra Principal Secretary to CM Himanshu Jain and others had been additionally current.