Consul General of Germany Michael Feiner today met Assam Governor Jagdish Mukhi and discussed various bilateral issues, specially trade and commerce.
At the meeting Mukhi drew the diplomat's attention to the tremendous emphasis that the Act East Policy has given to reposition Assam and the entire North Eastern region as a centre of India's relation with ASEAN and BBIN countries.
"Highlighting an array of investment opportunities in Assam, Mukhi informed him about the just concluded Global Investors' Summit in Guwahati, which attracted investments to the tune of more than Rs one lakh crore to the state," a release from the Raj Bhawan said.
Mukhi also apprised him of the state government's broad road map for connecting the region to ASEAN and Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal (BBIN) countries through airways, waterways, roadways and cyberways.
The governor urged Feiner to do the needful for frequent business and cultural exchanges between Assam and Germany so that the bilateral relations between the two geographical territories is strengthened, the release said.
Feiner assured that though India and Germany enjoyed balanced business relations he will try his best to increase the relation manifold.
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