The state government on Thursday said diplomats from countries including the US, UK, Japan and Italy have expressed interest in attending the sixth edition of the Bengal Global Business Summit (BGBS) scheduled for April 20-21.
Ambassadors of Argentina, Consuls General of the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Italy, Australia, Bhutan, Nepal and Thailand in West Bengal and Honorary Consuls from several other countries participated in an interactive meeting at the State Secretariat chaired by Principal Secretary HK Dwivedi during the day.
“Ambassadors who attended the meeting showed great interest in participating in BGBS 2022 and also indicated that they would join as BGBS 2022 partner countries,” the government said in a statement.
Diplomats from Italy, the Netherlands, Paraguay, Kenya, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Malaysia, Morocco and Slovenia also participated in the course.
The sectors involved include infrastructure, the service sector including education, health and tourism, industries including small and medium-sized enterprises, agriculture and related sector, international trade, information technology, information technology, mining and petroleum gas.
Senior Adviser to the Prime Minister and former Minister of Finance, Dr Amit Mitra was almost present at the interactive meeting organized by West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation Limited (WBIDC) and FICCI.
The meeting was also attended by WBIDC President Rajiva Sinha.
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