Meghalaya seeks investment in tourism, horticulture

Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma was attending the two-day 7th North East Business Summit held on Friday in Delhi.

Shillong: Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma called for investment in tourism, nursing, agro-based and food processing besides horticulture at the two-day 7th
North East Business Summit held on Friday in Delhi.

"Investors can benefit from tourism as the State boasts one of the best hill stations in the World," Mukul said.
"With the presence of high literacy rate among its women, Meghalaya has the potential to take a lead in nursing industry," he said.

The Chief Minister also pointed that Agro-based and Food Processing and Horticulture are the other critical areas where the state can provide lucrative opportunities for profitable investment.

"The state’s environment is suitable for growing pineapples and oranges which is used for developing honey, popularly referred to as Orange Honey across the world," he said.

The summit was also attended by Union Home Minister P Chidambaram and DoNER Minister Paban Singh Ghatowar.

PTI