Jyotiraditya Scindia inaugurates India Show in Istanbul

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New Delhi, Feb 4 (ANI) Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry Jyotiraditya Scindia has said that India-Turkey strategic partnership has to be viewed from an overarching perspective that draws on strategic, political and economic consideration.

Inaugurating the "India Show" in Istanbul, Turkey, last evening at the Tuyap Fair Convention and Congress Centre, Scindia said: India and Turkey have themselves set up a Joint Study Group to look at the feasibility of a Free Trade Agreement between the two countries."

Emphasising that India is making concerted efforts to extend co-operation in the Middle East, Central Asia and the Caspian Region, he said: "India and the European Union have established an institutionalized EU-India Strategic Partnership.."

Scindia further said that Indo-Turkey co-operation has many nodal points.

He mentioned that, "there are immense possibilities for economic collaboration, joint projects and joint investments in our regions which are of common interest to both countries.

"Turkey, for instance, presents the most compelling imperative for India to develop a strategic partnership in energy security, infrastructure development, automotives, and engineering industry fields," he added..

More than 160 engineering companies have participated in this show notable among them being Tata Motors, Bajaj Precision, HMT International, Ramakrishna Forgings, Noida SEZ and Mahindra World City.

The State Governments of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh were among those who represented the different States of India.

The show has exhibits from various sectors of Indian engineering showcasing the engineering transformation that is currently in process in India.

The "India Show" from February 3-6 is being organized jointly by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry and Engineering Export Promotion Council (EEPC) India.

The show has exhibits from various sectors of Indian engineering showcasing the engineering transformation that is currently in process in India. (ANI)

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