ITPO to organise 7 major India promotion progs
New Delhi, Jul 5: In a bid to explore potential for bilateral trade and technological collaborations, India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO) will organise 7 major ''India Promotion'' programmes during the year 2006-07 in various countries.
The programmes will be organised in Johannesburg (South Africa), Port Louis (Mauritius), Dushanbe (Tajikistan), Cebu (Philippines), Kiev (Ukraine), Sao Paulo (Brazil) and Sydney (Australia).
Announcing the major events, ITPO Chairman&Managing Director N N Khanna invited the State Governments, Export Promotion Councils, Apex Organisations and major Indian companies to participate in these shows in a big way to project India's capabilities.
Executive Director Rajiv Yadav, Senior General Manager Safdar H.
Khan, other General Managers and senior officials of ITPO made PowerPoint presentation bringing out the salient features, scope and the prospects of the India Promotion programme in various countries.
India Promotion in Port Louis (Mauritius), Kiev (Ukraine), Sao Paulo (Brazil), Sydney (Australia) and Dushanbe (Tajikistan) would consist of exclusive Indian Exhibitions in each of these places to project India's technological strength in different areas according to the potential of the country for bilateral trade and technical collaboration.
The partner country status in South Africa International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX), Johannesburg, South Africa will project mainly India's technological strengths.
The promotion in Cebu (Philippines) would be an important event, as this is being organised coinciding with ASEAN Summit, where all ASEAN Members and six other countries including India, China, Japan, Republic of Korea, Australia and New Zealand would participate.
The event would attract not only the top business leaders, but also the Heads of these nations and top decision makers are likely to attend.
The event is particularly important in view of India's growing relationship with ASEAN.
The presentation was attended by over 50 representatives of State Governments, Export Promotion Councils and Commodity Boards, Public Sector Undertakings, and other major Indian companies, an ITPO release said today.