Czech entrepreneurs look at investment options in northeast

February 18th, 2009 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS  

Mani Shankar AiyarNew Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) A Czech business delegation visited the northeast at the end of last year to explore investment opportunities in the region, Minister of Development of North Eastern Region Mani Shankar Aiyar informed the Lok Sabha Wednesday.
Aiyar said the delegation led by Czech Minister of Industry and Trade Martin Riman, included 11 heads of company and visited Assam Nov 15-16.

The team held discussions with Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi and state Minister of Energy, Industry and Trade Pradyut Bordoloi.

The delegation showed keen interest in the areas of hydro power, infrastructure, airport equipment and food processing, Aiyar informed the house.

Earlier in April 2008, a Czech delegation had shown interests in these sectors and discussed these with the North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Ltd.

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