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IBTC CEO discusses business prospects in Jammu


             Jammu,March 06 (Scoop News) An Indo-British Trade Council (IBTC) one man delegation, on two day visit to Jammu, met with a cross section of business community representatives and discussed the prospects for export of local products and import of technology involving International trade with the UK and rest of Europe.

              The one man delegation of the Indo-British Trade Council represented by its   CEO, Mr Baljit Singh is in the state on the  invitation of Minister for Agriculture & Co-operatives, Ghulam Hassan Mir.

               Baljit Singh CEO of Indo British Trade Council (IBTC), visited prominent business houses in Jammu to promote the UK-INDIA Food and Drink Event 2012 to be held at University of Leicester, UK in July.

              The  IBTC 2 day mission was facilitated by the  Government through Dr. S. S. Jamwal, Deputy Director, Agriculture, had wide ranging interaction with different strata of business, right from producers of flowers Tejinder Singh, President J&K Flower Growers Association in presence of  K. K. Sharma, Director Floriculture Department, to traders represented by   Y. V. Sharma, President and  Tara Chand, Sr. Vice President of Chamber of Commerce & Industries (CCI), Jammu; industrialists represented through  Anil Suri, President and  Lalit Mahajan, General Secretary, Bari Brahmana Industries Association and members of Confederation of Indian Industries (CII).  Yadav Nath, Director of Horticulture, Jammu and  Virinder Sharma, Director, Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises Development Institute, J&K, GoI, also participated in the long parlays.

              Mr Singh, during his interaction with the stakeholders said " There is tremendous energy and enthusiasm in the Jammu business community to export products and import technology involving International trade with the UK and Europe and IBTC will ensure that there is a strong business platform to engage with bilateral trade".

              He pointed out that Jammu & Kashmir has huge potential to consolidate existing links and develop further its international trade portfolio and boost the local economy, to benefit businesses and the people of J&K. 

              Earlier, on March 4,  Ghulam Hassan Mir, hosted a dinner in honour of visiting dignitary and assured all possible government initiative in promotion of Business to Business trade between Britain and J&K State.