Japan keen to invest in Electronics, IT and Food Sector in Punjab: Harsimrat Badal

Chandigarh, September 13, 2019 (Yes Punjab News)

Union food processing industries minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal today said Japan had evinced interest in investing in the field of electronics, information technology and food processing sector in Punjab.

Disclosing this here, Mrs Badal said this was conveyed to her by the Japanese envoy Kenji Hiramatsu during a meeting in Delhi today. She said besides evincing interest in investments in Punjab, the Japanese envoy had also given her an update on projects and MoUs signed between Japanese and Indian firms of food processing sector during World Food India 2017.

“Based on this update I can confidently state that Japanese investment in India is set to rise exponentially in the next few years”, she added.

Mrs Badal said the diplomat also extended an invitation to her to attend the World Assembly for Women (WAW) in Japan. “Mr Hiramatsu also conveyed his government’s willingness to support NGOs working for women’s empowerment and girl child in India. I am sure this collaboration would be of immense benefit for all”, she added.

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