A high powered official and business delegation from West Bengal, India led by Dr. Krishna Gupta, Principal Secretary, Department of Commerce & Industries and Public Enterprise & Industrial Reconstruction, Government of West Bengal and Mr. Manoj Pant, Principal Secretary, Department of Land and Land Reforms, was in Japan from 13-15 October, 2016 to promote closer engagement and cooperation in various fields, and to explore trade & investment opportunities between Japan and West Bengal.
The Principal Secretaries addressed an exclusive Interactive Session on 14th October, 2016 in Tokyo organized by the Indian Embassy that was attended by entrepreneurs, representatives of leading companies and business chambers. A similar interactive session was also organized with representatives from the city of Yokohama.
On account of this official visit, one to one meeting was scheduled with the Japan Chamber of Commerce and Industries which is the apex chamber of business in Japan. Additionally meetings were also conducted with the prestigious Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA).