Bengal seeks closer ties with Germany
A high powered official and business delegation from West Bengal, India led by the Hon’ble Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is in Germany from September 5-9, 2016 to promote closer engagement and cooperation in various fields and explore trade and investment opportunities between the Germany and West Bengal.
Hon’ble Chief Minister of West Bengal, Mamata Banerjee would be addressing an exclusive Interactive Session on the 7th of September in Munich and a series of interactions are being organised on the occasion of her visit.
Seminar on “Business Opportunities in West Bengal”
The first of the interactive sessions, a seminar on “Business Opportunities in West Bengal” was organised by IHK Duesseldorf, Indo-German Chamber of Commerce, Government of West Bengal, Consulate General of India, Frankfurt and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) on 5 September, 2016.
The session was addressed by Dr Amit Mitra, Hon’ble Minister-in-Charge, Finance, Excise, Commerce & Industries, Mr Sovan Chatterjee, Hon’ble Mayor of Kolkata and Minister-in-Charge, Environment and Housing from Govt. of West Bengal. From NRW Ministry, Dr. Günther Horzetzky, State Secretary, Ministry for Economic Affairs, Energy, Industry, SMEs and Crafts of the Federal State of North Rhine-Westphalia addressed the session.
The event had a vibrant interactive session with German participants and members of the official and business delegation from West Bengal, India. The Seminar was attended by nearly 100 participants from across sectors.
The seminar was followed by G2B meetings between Senior Government officials of the State of West Bengal and major German companies including Elga Biotech, Boson Energy (IMBY Company), Oerlikon Barmag and others.