India hardsells its growth story to investors at Davos

Seeking to attract more investments, India on Thursday impressed upon investors about the country's high-growth potential at World Economic Forum (WEF) summit.

Davos: Seeking to attract more investments, India on Thursday impressed upon investors about the country's high-growth potential at World Economic Forum (WEF) summit.

A delegation, that included Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, interacted with investors during the 'India Investment Roundtable' here on the sidelines of the WEF annual summit here.

Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) Secretary Amitabh Kant, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu were also present.

According to industry leaders who were present at the meeting, Jaitley and government officials impressed upon investors about the high growth potential of India.

Fadnavis and Naidu also talked about their states.

The issue of ease of doing business in India was also discussed.

The round table was organised by industry body CII.

Jaitley held meetings with various people including UK chancellor George Osborne.

Later in the day, Jaitley is likely to meet officials of multinational companies including Walmart, Novartis and Barclays.

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