Rosaiah invites UAE industrialists to invest in AP

Last Updated: Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 23:50

Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister K
Rosaiah on Thursday invited industrialists from UAE to invest in the
state in sectors like ports, airports and petrochemicals.

Talking to a delegation from UAE led by its Minister for
Foreign Trade Lubna Bin Khalid Al Qasimi, the Chief Minister
said the gulf nation had strengths in petroleum,
petrochemicals, aluminium, cement, commercial ship repair,
etc.

"There are opportunities for UAE to invest in ports,
airports and petrochemical projects in Andhra Pradesh,"
Rosaiah said and presented a brief about the state`s
accomplishments in various sectors.

The UAE delegation evinced interest in investing in the
state, a press release from the Chief Minister’s Office said.

The UAE Minister was accompanied by their Ambassador to
India Md Sultan Al Owais, Director General in the Ministry of
Foreign Trade Abdulla A Al Saleh and others. Confederation of
Indian Industry AP Chapter chairman Y Harishchandra Prasad,
state Industries Minister Kanna Lakshminarayana and Principal
Secretary (Industries) B Sam Bob were also present.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, February 11, 2010 - 23:50

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