Chief minister Naveen Patel ,, who is currently in Rome will be attending an ‘Investors Meet’ jointly organized by the State government, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry, in Dubai 26.. The goal is to bring potential investors from the Middle East, and other regions.
The Naveen team includes Suresh Mohapatra, Chief Secretary, and Hemant Sharma, Industries Principal Secretary. They will seek to attract as many investors as possible into the areas of petrochemicals. Plastic, food processing and seafood processing. Tourism.
The CM will meet one-on-one with investors. Their primary goal will be to get them to invest in Odisha. Potential investors will be informed by the Naveen team about the incentives and opportunities they can expect from the government.
The CM will be in Dubai for four consecutive days. During this time, he’ll also meet with Odia residents in the Middle East.
” We believe that a large amount of investment from the Middle East will be made and that the young people of the State will benefit greatly,” stated Pratap Keshari, Minister for Industry, Energy, and MSME.
Mentioning about the topics that will feature in the discussions, Director, AKN Group of Companies, Dubai Amiya Mishra said, “The discussions will focus on opportunities available in Odisha and who will be the potential investors.”
An Odia expat, Akshay Parija said, “Bahrain Odia Association, Oman Odia Association, Qatar Odia Association and Abu Dhabi Odia Association are excited to meet the CM.”
During his stay in the capital city of Italy, CM Naveen will also attend the World Food Programme. The CM will be meeting with Odia expats in Italy, Germany, Belgium, and Netherland on June 23,.
However, what is most significant about the CM’s Rome trip? His meeting with Pope Francis at Vatican City. Giridhar Gamang, prior to Naveen had previously met Pope Francis in 1989. He was then the communications minister at the center.
Recollecting the occasion, Gamang said, “My meeting with the Pope was an opportunity in itself.”
“For the Christians, it is matter of great joy that our Chief Minister will meet our religion’s head,” said John Barua, Archbishop.