Big US companies to meet Yogi Adityanath today in Lucknow

Elias Hubbard
October 24, 2017

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday rolled out a red carpet welcome to a USA business delegation comprising senior representatives of 26 major American firms and assured to offer them the best investment opportunities in the state. The meeting will be held under the aegis of US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF). However, the UP CM said that nothing can refrain the government from developing Ayodhya.The UP CM assured that his government would end caste politics and ensure UP becomes a developed state.

It will host over 2,000 participants, more than 200 companies from 30 countries, 18 ministerial and business delegations, almost 50 global CEOs along with CEOs of all leading domestic food processing companies, and representatives of 28 states in India. Uttar Pradesh is the biggest market in the country.

USISPF did not specify details of the potential investment or specific discussions areas that could be realised in Uttar Pradesh. The tagline is "US in UP" on the lines of "Vibrant Gujarat'".

Uttar Pradesh has recently come up with an Industrial Investment & Employment Promotion Policy to stabilise and make existing industries more competitive and to attract worldwide and national investments in the industrial sector.

Working on the lines of Vibrant Gujarat initiative, the government of Uttar Pradesh will today host representatives of 26 big U.S. companies to explore the investment opportunities in the state.

India will host the Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) 2017, a series of global events to showcase inspiring entrepreneurs and investors, in Hyderabad later this year which will be attended by US President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump.

In a statement issued here today, UP BJP spokesperson Manish Shukla claimed that it was after a long time that a government in the state was paying emphasis on the welfare of farmers. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had earlier discussed such possibilities during his tour of the United States.

A few months back, Uttar Pradesh had come up with an Industrial Investment & Employment Promotion Policy to create a framework to stabilize and make existing industries more competitive and to attract and realise new worldwide and national investments in the industrial sector.

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