CII to hold annual Partnership Summit in Bangalore from Jan 27

Tags: News
Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma and WTO Director General Roberto Azevedo are among the leaders who will participate in CII's annual Partnership Summit beginning from Monday in Bangalore.

The three-day event aims to highlight the investment opportunities in India.

Besides, over 1,000 delegates from 45 countries such as Japan, UAE and Singapore are also likely to participate in the event.

"It will be a platform to exchange ideas and evolve solutions to the most urgent challenges confronting the world today," CII said in a statement.

Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development (OECD) Deputy Secretary–General William Danvers, Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah and trade ministers and officials of countries like Czech Republic, Indonesia, Iraq, Japan, Malaysia and Mauritius would also be participating.

The issues to be discussed at the summit include "What are the challenges and opportunities emerging-market and developing economies face as they seek to integrate into the global production chain? How will Building Partnerships help in integration of companies from developing countries into the global value chain?," the statement said.

It added that Bahrain will feature as the Focus Country at the summit.

"The privatisation and diversification currently being undertaken in the Bahraini economy is expected to offer Indian businesses vast opportunities to participate there," it added.

The Summit will be held in Bangalore for the third time. Last time, it happened in Agra.

Post new comment

E-mail ID will not be published
CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • The Constitution defines complimentary roles for executive and judiciary

    For avid constitutionalists, it is important to remember that while the executive and the judiciary constitute two major pillars of any democratic ord

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

Chander Mohan Sethi

CMD, Reckitt Benckiser India

COLUMNIST

Urs Schöttli

Hong Kong’s democratic dilemma

The 19th and 20th centuries were very unkind to China. ...

Parvez Imam

Does a piece of paper define your identity?

Papers are not papers, after all! Just like you are ...

Bubbles Sabharwal

The importance of looking at the bright side

Now here’s the thing. When your body defies gravity, it ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture