LUCKNOW: In view of its proposed global investors’ summit next year and to showcase its investment-oriented policies for various sectors, the Uttar Pradesh Government is making allout efforts. .
In this regard, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath met Richard Heald, Chairperson of the UK-India Business Council, during which the two discussed avenues for British investment in the state.
During the meeting held at the Chief Minister’s official residence last week, Adityanath highlighted that the state provided ample opportunities for British companies to invest in any sector, including defence, electronics, information technology, and dairy. He also informed Heald of the state Government’s plans to organise ‘Uttar Pradesh Global Investors’ Summit’ next year, and said, “Uttar Pradesh is fast emerging as an attractive investment destination for the world.”
Heald assured the Chief Minister of the United Kingdom’s participation in the investors’ summit as a country partner, according to an official release. The UKIBC Chairperson also invited Adityanath to London and requested him to meet representatives of various British companies, the release said. Heald said a better environment for investment had been created in Uttar Pradesh under Adityanath’s leadership. “During Covid-19, Webley & Scott set up its factory here. In future, too, several British companies will invest in various sectors in the state, especially in the defence sector,” he said.