20 nations confirm their participation in VGGS; government roadshows bear fruit

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Principal Secretary Rajiv Gupta (left) at the signing of memoranda of understanding ahead of the dynamic Gujarat World Summit on Monday

No less than 20 countries, including the United Kingdom and Canada, have confirmed their participation in the Gujarat Dynamic World Summit (VGGS) to be held in January 2022. The state government had organized roadshows to most of them. countries and virtual meetings with a few.

Logistics park, wind MoU
The government has signed memoranda of understanding for the logistics park, wind power and other infrastructure projects with these countries.
The countries participating in the three-day summit from January 10 are the Netherlands, Denmark, Poland, Japan, Finland, Korea, Australia, Israel, Sweden, France, Sri Lanka , United Kingdom, Republic of Mozambique, Norway, Germany, Italy, UAE, Luxembourg, Singapore and Canada.
Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel had traveled to the UAE for the road show and held several meetings with chambers of commerce and industry there. Various memoranda of understanding for investments in the logistics park, wind and electricity smart grid projects, the manufacture of green cement, the development of palaces, the port infrastructures of Bhavnagar, Dholera SIR and GIFT have been signed.

Smart infrastructure
In the Netherlands, a high-level state delegation interacted with investors and entrepreneurs with a focus on sectors such as green mobility, clean energy, sustainable agriculture and smart infrastructure in more clothing.
There have been virtual roadshows in Japan and Korea. The countries aim to develop their activities in the automotive sector that they already have in the state. Leading Japanese companies such as Hitachi, Suzuki, Honda and Panasonic are increasingly present in Gujarat.
South Korea has also shown increasing interest in sectors such as textiles, chemicals, automobiles, defense and skills development. Leading South Korean companies such as Kukdo Chemicals, Hyundai, Rotem, Songwon and many more are present in Gujarat.