COLOGNE (Germany), Oct 9: In a bid to attract foreign investment to boost the state’s industries sector, Arunachal Pradesh Industries Minister Tumke Bagra marketed its rich untapped food industry at Mega International Food Processing Fair and Technology Show held in Cologne, Germany from October 5 to 9.
“Department of Industries, Govt of Arunachal Pradesh is contemplating to introduce very lucrative industrial policy which would accommodate best to suit basis to lure investors,” Bagra emphatically said.
During Business to Business discussion with Indian delegates and European nations, the Minister beautifully portrayed Arunachal as an unexplored food industries destination.
He said that all agro-horticulture produces in Arunachal Pradesh are organic in nature, which was highly lauded by the audience. He further stated that the state under the leadership of Chief Minister Pema Khandu is gaining positive momentum in farm economy.
The Minister was honoured by the Chairman of Indian delegation organising team Ashwani Pandey, MD of Koelnmesse, Mumbai to inaugurate 125 Indian stalls or pavilion yesterday. In all, 110 countries participated in the Fair.
Leading food producing industry of India like Haldiram, Spices Board of India, Cashew Export Promotion Council, India Trade Promotion Organization, Indian Chamber of Commerce etc participated in the fair.
This fair is considered to be highly visited by serious trade visitors worldwide. Bagra, who was accompanied by Industries Director Habung Donyi and his OSD Geto Ori, visited more than 50 Indian and foreign stalls.