Chandrababu to visit UAE, Kuwait to promote Partnership Summit

PTI |   Dec 06,2016 , 09:49 AM IST

Chandrababu Naidu
Chandrababu Naidu

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will leave for UAE and Kuwait later this week to promote the "Partnership Summit 2017" scheduled to be held in Visakhapatnam in January. 

A government statement said Naidu will be accompanied on the trip from December 10 to 13 by state ministers Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, Ganta Srinivasa Rao and P Narayana besides a host of officials. 

The delegation will visit Dubai, Abu Dhabi (in UAE) and Kuwait City and seek investments into the state. The business event, to held on January 27-28, is the second Partnership Summit being organised in the new state.

Interestingly, a high-level delegation led by Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu is currently touring Australia and New Zealand to promote the summit. It will return to the state on December 7. 

Sources said the Chief Minister will also address the Telugus in Kuwait for which the Telugu Desam Party unit there is making necessary arrangements. Naidu is expected to seek financial support from Telugus settled in the Gulf for the 'Smart Village' programme. 

The Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), in partnership with the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Union Ministry of Commerce and Industry, and the AP government, is organising the summit in the port city. 

The event aims to further partnerships to build ideologies based on shared dreams that bind societies together in this knowledge driven world.

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