Ahmedabad, Feb 5 (UNI) A two-day long 'Asian Chemical Leaders Summit 2008' will be organised by Gujarat Chemical Association (GCA) at Nirma University Campus in the city on March 8 and 9.
Speaking to mediapersons here today, GCA President Jaimin Vasa said, ''The Summit has been organised with an objective to provide a strong and creditable platform for the business leaders, industry experts and policy makers to help them exchange their views and knowledge.'' ''The 2-day summit promises to be an ideal ground to network with local and global participants. Industry leaders and Champions associated with Chemicals, Petrochemicals, Pharmaceuticals, Dyes and Intermediates, Paints, Agrochemicals, Specialty Chemicals, Fertilizers and other industries will discuss the emerging scenario of the future and it's associated challenges,'' Mr Vasa said.
He said, ''The chemicals are at the core of every single organism, dead or alive! It's equally true for any manufacturing industry where chemicals make definite impact to it's healthy growth and survival. Chemical Industry is growing at a rapid pace and Asian Countries have made significant contribution in the global chemical trade.'' ''The growth of China and India in the last two decades has been noticeable and highly rewarding. The proposed summit is an attempt to understand and appreciate the future scope for business between these two giant Asian economies and also by these global leaders with the rest of world,'' Mr Vasa said.
''We propose to highlight the chemical industry leaders of today and tomorrow. Gujarat as a state also enjoys leadership position in chemical industry within India. And not to mention the globally acknowledged business acumen and leadership of Gujarati community,'' the GCA President said.
This summit intends to be a center point for interaction amongst different constituents of chemical industry. It will provide common forum to the companies and their executives to discuss the current issues, business opportunities and challenges with industry experts.
Mr Kalpen Shukla, Special Consultants - the Knowledge Partner, said, ''It is an ideal situation for a state that enjoys a very large manufacturing base, infrastructure development of global size and standard, and full support for progressive Government policies.'' UNI MP SR RR HT2202