Annual meeting of the World Economic Forum

Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath has pitched Madhya Pradesh as India’s next warehousing hub. Addressing top industrialists from across the globe at the World Economic Forum in Davos Nath said

“The state of Madhya Pradesh is geographically located at the center of the country and we are working to develop it as the next warehousing hub of India.”

Nath is one of the select politicians from India who has been a regular invitee of the World Economic Forum where top world leaders including the president Donald Trump and top industrialist dwell over economy every year.

On the second day of the annual meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos Nath exhorted the industrialists for participation of prospective investors. Globally renowned industrialists and investors discussed with the Chief Minister about their investment plans in allied emerging sectors of information technology, hospitality and tourism in Madhya Pradesh. The investors expressed confidence in the leadership and vision of Nath and said that Madhya Pradesh will soon become an economic force.

Antonio Neri, President & CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Division, Magesvaran Suranjan, President of Procter & Gamble Asia Pacific, Middle East Africa, Abidali Neemuchwala, CEO & Managing Director of Wipro, Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum Chairman and CEO of Emeritus Airlines, Dr. Shamsheer Vayalil President & Managing Director of VPS Health Care Group, 2000 W Founder Andreas Bilkert had one-to-one discussion with the Chief Minister.

The Chief Minister discussed topics related to setting up a data center, hardware manufacturing and setting up an IT park with Antonio Neri, President and CEO of Hewlett Packard Enterprise Division.

Neri spoke at length about hardware manufacturing and IT service operations at IT Park in Madhya Pradesh. Wipro Limited CEO Abidali Neemuchwala discussed with the Chief Minister on the scope of setting up Information Technology Services Units and Parks. Expressing confidence in the leadership of Nath, he underlined the investment potential in information technology sector.

President of the Inter-Continental Hotels Group (IHG), Patrick Cescau and CEO Keith Barr expressed their willingness to invest underlining the prospects of the hospitality industry. He discussed with Nath about a number of issues mainly setting up the world class resorts in the wildlife tourism area and construction of heritage hotels at major tourist destinations.

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