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Maryland delegation to travel to India on June 3

Written by: Staff

Washington, May 14: A Maryland business and trade delegation is leaving for India on June 3, to seek investment opportunities in Information Technology, civil engineering, and biotechnology trade.

The Mission will be led by Maryland Senator John Giannetti who is the honorary President of the Maryland-India Business Roundtable (MIBRT).

Haryana Governor Dr A R Kidwal and MIBRT India Chapter Chairman Dr R A Mashelkar, Director General, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, will join the mission in New Delhi and Bangalore.

The main focus of the trade mission will be to secure bilateral trade between Maryland and Indian businesses. ''We will also work together to develop company specific themes and objectives as well,'' a MIBRT spokesman told UNI.

The mission will also introduce Maryland firms to the vast potential of the Indian market as well as build on the relationships established by the Roundtable during prior trade missions to and from India. To this end, the Roundtable will identify and establish contact with key Indian business, education, and government leaders in relevant industries and sectors.

This is our fourth Trade Mission to India. Companies' participation in this Mission is a reflection of our interest in and desire to understand the perspectives, priorities, goals, and challenges in biotech and information technology in the US, India and the world.

In New Delhi, the delegates would meet with business, education, and government leaders, and also visit the bordering city of Gurgaon to seek collaborative ventures in the information technology, civil engineering, architecture, and real estate development areas.

The Gurgaon Chamber of Commerce will host a reception on June 5, according to the organisers.

Besides, the Maryland Trade Mission intends to seek meetings with the following officials and organizations--Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Gurgaon Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Minister of Science and Technology, Kapil Sibal, Minister of Commerce and Industry Kamal Nath, Minister of Information Technology, Dayanaidhi Maran, Real Estate Developers and Engineering companies and Lawyers and Advocates


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