Raipur, June 6: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh reached Raipur today morning from New Delhi, after the nine-day tour to South Korea and Japan. On the occasion, Chief Minister Dr Raman Singh said that in this foreign tour, the delegation's objective to communicate Chhattisgarh Government's business mission to investors of both the countries and create a new identity of Chhattisgarh, was successfully attained.
Chief Minister said that state Government is conducting 'Make-in-Chhattisgarh' campaign on the lines of 'Make-in-India' Mission launched under the leadership of PM Modi. The main motive of this business mission under the 'Make-in-Chhattisgarh campaign' was to inform the entrepreneurs and investors of both the nations about the huge scope of investment in industrial development of Chhattisgarh and to invite them to visit the state.
He said the implementation of 'Make-in-India' campaign in the country, under the leadership of Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi, is transforming the image of India as one of the major economic superpower of the world. South Korea and Japan both are economically empowered nations.
Dr Singh said during this tour, the delegation led by him visited three world-class Asian cities - Seoul, Tokyo and Osaka and met the investors there. Looking upon the historical background of both the nations, we get to learn a lot from the journey of both the nations becoming economic superpowers despite the challenges.
Japan and South Korea are quite established in terms of their tourism industry. The kind of work they have done in various sectors of tourism is exemplary for us too. This tour to Japan and South Korea has inspired us to explore the new possibilities of tourism development in Sirpur of Chhattisgarh, he added.
This tour of ours has created a new image of Chhattisgarh. People of these countries got to see Chhattisgarh for its immense potential and rich resources. They expressed the desire to visit Chhattisgarh. It also unleashed a way of promoting business activities between Chhattisgarh and these nations. In new future, investors and entrepreneurs of
Chief Minister informed Japan and South Korea will be further encouraged for investments and trade in state, through trade associations. For this, JETRO trade association of Japan and KOTRA trade association of South Korea will be engaged. A local representative will be appointed in both the nations, who will help in promoting investments and trade in Chhattisgarh and establishing coordination in actualizing the same.
It was Dr Raman Singh's first tour to South Korea and Japan. Chief Minister said- after learning about the potential and scope of Chhattisgarh, many major companies of both the countries showed interest in doing capital investment and setting up industries in the state.