Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman and Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh Shri N Chandra Babu Naidu formally announced today the Partnership Summit to be held from January 27 – 28, 2017 in Vishakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. On the occasion, Smt. Sitharaman said that it was due to the efforts of the Chief Minister Shri Naidu that summit was being held for the second consecutive year in Vishakhapatnam. She said there is so much economic activity in the state by way of logistics hub, corridors, newer seaports and airports. Chief Minister Shri N Chandra Babu Naidu said that the state of Andhra Pradesh was not only competing with other states but also globally in ease of doing business rankings.
The Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and Government of Andhra Pradesh is organizing the 23rd edition of its major international flagship event The Partnership Summit 2017 for global and Indian industry to discuss innovative policies and path-breaking strategies.
Apart from the Plenaries, the Summit will host a Make in India virtual exhibition, the Time Awards for Business Excellence, B2B-B2G Meetings, sessions with transformational leaders and social impact icons to name a few. The State Partner will also host focused sessions in pre-dedicated slots throughout the two days.