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British High Commission calls on AP CS

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The Andhra Pradesh Government is welcoming the financial institutions from other Countries for investments in new Capital region for its economic growth, Chief Secretary I.Y.R. Krishna Rao said.

A delegation from British High Commission met the Chief Secretary at A.P. Secretariat on Wednesday.

They have interacted with the Secretaries and discussed about the opportunities in collaboration between Government to Government i.e. UK and India. New State of Andhra Pradesh is good for investments and participation with Andhra Pradesh is the first priority of the Agenda, Officials of British High Commission informed.

The Chief Secretary briefed about the skill development, primary sector growth in the State. Investments from other countries supported by the other institutions in the new capital region will help the state economic growth, industries development by providing good job opportunities. He also said that the AP Government was seeking technical assistance for establishing Centre for Good Governance and other training Institutions. Officers of the both sides have agreed to maintain close and regular contacts to follow up on the discussed issues.

St. John Gould, Director, UK Trade Investment and Prosperity, India at the British High Commission, New Delhi and Roli Asthana, Deputy Head of Office and Head of Development Partnership Hub, DFID, India, British Deputy High Commissioner Hyderabad Andrew McAllister and Abhilash Puzhakara, Spl. Chief Secretary Planning S.P. Tucker, Secretary Finance K. Sunitha and others attended the meeting. (INN)