Chief Minister in China
CM meets secretary of Shanghai municipal government
In a fruitful meet CM invites Chinese urban development experts to develop world-class eco-friendly cities in Gujarat based on the model of Shanghai port city
CM expresses interest in partnering with China in developing value-added castor agro industries
During his visit to China, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today held a meeting with Shanghai municipal government’s secretary Mr. Yu Zhengsheg.In a fruitful meet Chief Minister discussed developing world-class eco-friendly cities in Gujarat based on the model of Shanghai port city and expressed interest in t aking help of Chinese experts in it. He also invited a delegation of China’s urban development experts to visit Gujarat in this regard.
Chief Minister expressed interest in partnering with China in developing value-added castor agro industries since Gujarat is producing world’s 80% of castor oil and China imports it largely from Gujarat. Chief Minister said that new benchmarks of partnership will be established between Shanghai and Gujarat.
Chief Minister discussed using Shanghai’s high-tech sea-water development construction technology in Kulpsar project in which world’s largest fresh water reservoir will be built in the bay of Khambhat in Gujarat.
Chief Minister also showed interest in taking help of China’s construction technology for building houses for the urban poor of Gujarat.
CM visits Shanghai General Motors’ manufacturing plantChief Minister today took visit of Shanghai General Motors’ manufacturing plant with his delegation.
He s aid that major au to companies of the world are setting up t heir plants in Gujarat and that the state is becoming auto hub of Asia. In the coming years Gujarat will be producing about 50 lakh cars annually which give a great boost to auto ancillary industries also.
He said the State is planning that car companies in Gujarat set up automobile training institutes and R&D centre for imparting technical skills of auto sector among the youths of Gujarat.
Gujarat CM meets CPC’s secretary of Sichuan province
Invites Chinese banks for extending easy loans in low-cost housing project for urban poor in Gujarat
Expresses interest in partnering with Sichuan for R&D in disaster management field
Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday evening met Communist Party of China’s (CPC) secretary of Sichuan province Mr. Liu Quibao in Chengdu and discussed about developing partnership between Gujarat and Sichuan province in mutually beneficial areas.Mr. Quibao, who also possesses a strong hold in CPC, welcomed the Chief Minister. He thanked Mr. Modi for extending generous help during the devastating earthquake which took place in Sichuan three years back.
Chief Minister expressed interest in establishing partnership between Gujarat and Sichuan for the research and development in disaster management field since both Gujarat and Sichuan falls in the category of earthquake-prone zones.
Chief Minister also expressed interest in using anti-quake house building technology developed by Sichuan for the construction of houses for poor in Gujarat.
Mr. Modi invited Chinese banks to come in Gujarat and offer loans on easy rates as the scheme for low-cost housing is taking place in Gujarat on a grand scale.
Mr. Quibao showed eagerness in partnering with the State in the field of information technology, telecom, and tourism and in the development of natural resources.
Mr.Quibao also hosted a special dinner for the Gujarat Chief Minister and his delegation.