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Mr Hu Changsheng, High Official from China's Fujian Province, Meets CM of Odisha
2018/08/16

On 13 August, 2018, Mr Hu Changsheng, Member of the Standing Committee and Head of the Organization Department of the CPC Fujian Provincial Committee, met in Bhubaneswar with Mr Naveen Patnaik, Chief Minister of Odisha.

The Chief Minister welcomed the Fujian delegation and said that Odisha is one of top three states of India in attracting live manufacturing investments. With the good business environment and infrastructure and skilled workforce, Odisha intends to facilitate growth in the six key sectors, namely Food Processing, Electoronics Manufacturing, Petro-Chemicals, Textiles, Metal Dowmstreams and Tourism. He invitated Fujian Province to send a delegation to the Make in Odisha Conclave scheduled in November this year, and sought the support of Fujian Provincial Government for a visit by Mr Anant Das, Minister of Industries of Odisha, and his team to Fuzhou on August 31 to showcase the investment opportunities in Odisha to the Chinese businesses.

Mr. Hu thanked the Chief Minister for the hospitality and gave a briefing on the economic and social developments of Fujian Province. He said Fujian Provincial Government would consider sending a delegation to participate in the Make in Odisha conclave, and make good arrangements for the Odisha delegation’s visit to Fuzhou. He hoped that the two sides would promote the development of friendly relations and cooperation between Fujian Province and Odisha.

Mr Aditya Prasad Padhi, Chief Secretary of Odisha; Mr Anant Das, Minister of Industries of Odisha; Mr Sanjiv Chopra, Principal Secretary of Industries of Odisha; Mr Lin Heping, Director General of the Fujian Provincial Department of Education; Mr Shao Yulong, Chairman of the State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission of the Fujian Provincial People’s Government; Mr Liao Shizhu, Chairman and General Manager of China Strait Talent Market; and Vice Consul Xie Chao from Chinese Consulate Kolkata, were present at the meeting.

From 12 to 13 August 2018, the Fujian Friendship Delegation, led by Mr Hu Changsheng, visited Bhubaneswar, Odisha. Besides the meeting with the CM, the delegation also met with Mr Sanjiv Chopra, Principal Secretary of Industries, interacted with members of Indian Chamber of Commerce Odisha, and visited the SAI International School.

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