Assam to host Global Investors' Summit in February 2018, PM Modi to inaugurate it

  • Assam to host Global Investors' Summit in February 2018, PM Modi to inaugurate it
17-10-2017 | Pratidin Bureau. |

Commerce and Industry Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary today announced that a Global Investors' Summit will be held at Guwahati, Assam in February 2018. PM Narendra Modi will be present to inaugurate the global event.

"We will organise a Global Investors' Summit in Guwahati on February 3-4, 2018. It will be inaugurated by the prime minister," he told at a press conference after the cabinet meeting which decided it.

 

The state government plans to utilise the event to showcase Assam's business potential with attractive policies so that investments are made, he added.

Patowary also informed that the cabinet meeting has approved amendments to Preferential Purchase Policy to boost businesses of the micro, small and medium enterprises (MSME).

 

"Under the new policy, it will be made mandatory for all government and semi-government offices to make at least 25 per cent of all purchases from local MSMEs," he said

Tags : Assam news Global investors' summit Assam government Chandra Mohan Patowary Narendra Modi


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