Top Industrialists To Take Part In Bengal Global Summit


Kolkata: Several top industrialists like JSW Group Chairman and Managing Director Sajjan Jindal, Future Group CEO Kishore Biyani and Manipal Global Education Chairman T V Mohandas Pai are scheduled to participate in this year’s Bengal Global Summit starting Friday.

Besides, over 350 foreign delegates from countries like Germany, China, Poland and Denmark, apart from Bangladesh Industry Minister Amir Hossain Amu, will be taking part in the two-day meet set to be inaugurated by President Pranab Mukherjee.

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Asked whether Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani or any representative from the Tata Group will be present at the summit, a senior official at the state secretariat said it is “very unlikely”.

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson, who will be visiting the city on Thursday to attend a programme of Presidency University, will be participating in the dinner for the delegates scheduled at Eco Park, New Town, the officer added.