Kolkata:There was something to cheer about for the Kolkata flyers as a second flight is going to be introduced between Kolkata and China. The decision was taken in the China-South Asia expo on Friday. Amit Mitra said that IndiGo is in talks with China Eastern to start a direct flight from Kolkata to Kunming. If IndiGo starts its services, it will be the second flight to China from Kolkata. The state government has also initated talks with the Chinese government is connection to set up of a Chinese centre in the City of Joy. This centre will be for culture and tourism. Mitra had a meeting with the Chinese VP on this.
Keventer, on Friday, also initiated a discussion with Kunming Yunde Inv Ltd, an over $20 million company, for food processing. A big Chinese private equity firm had also shown interest in investing in Bengal. Mitra added that the decision of GIC Singapore to invest $32 million in the state has prompted the company to come forward.