Kolkata: The presence of Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has created a lasting impression in the minds of the German business fraternity and a big delegation from the country is expected to attend the Bengal Global Business Summit, scheduled to held on January 20 and 21 next year, state Finance minister Dr Amit Mitra said.
Vikram Solar, one of the leading solar energy solution providers based in Bengal, has signed an MoU with Teamtechnik of Germany to upgrade and expand its production capacity for Rs 400 crore. An MoU was signed between Sanjay Kajaria-led Hastings Group and German security system company Abus to export bio-jute packaging materials.
Before leaving Germany, Dr Mitra said the German businessmen were impressed by the development that had taken place under Mamata Banerjee’s leadership. She met the businessmen and had detailed discussions with them. Representatives from the German manufacturing and engineering, foundry and automobile industries called on the Chief Minister and expressed satisfaction over the meeting. 55 business-to-business and business-to-government talks had taken place and talks had taken place.
Asked what impact the visit would have in Germany, Mitra said the confidence building measures (CBM) had been very successful and now both the countries would have to translate thoughts into action. “I am hopeful that a big German delegation will come for the BGBS next year,” he said.