French presence at the global investors’ meet ‘Invest Karnataka 2016’
Karnataka has roped in seven countries to be global partners its global investors meet ‘Invest Karnataka 2016’ which will be held from February 3 to 5.
The French delegation led by H. E. Mr François Richier, Ambassador of France to India, promises to be an important one – over 30 French company representatives mainly offering their expertise and know-how in the urban development sector to the state of Karnataka.
During the worldwide roadshow, a delegation from Karnataka led by the Karnataka Minister for Large and Medium Scale Industries and Tourism visited Paris and Toulouse.
In Toulouse Karnataka signed a Letter of Intent with the Midi Pyrenees region of France to deepen and take forward the existing relationship between Karnataka and Midi Pyrenees Region through bilateral co-operation in the areas of civil aeronautics and aerospace, software certifications, embedded systems for transports, design and testing, aircraft interiors, R&D, energy efficient systems in the aerospace sector, robotics, agri and food processing, tourism, water management, etc., for economic benefit between the two regions.
The Indian delegation also signed an Expression of Interest agreement with the French group Reitzel in line with the Reitzel’s expansion plans of its existing Gherkin production plant at Kunigal, Tumakuru.