Indian business delegation due in Zimbabwe

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An Indian business delegation representing 25 companies from the Asian country is expected in Zimbabwe next week to explore business and investment opportunities and will attend a one-day conference under the banner, “India-Zimbabwe:
Partnership for Growth”.

The first secretary at the Indian Embassy in Zimbabwe, Mukesh Kumar, confirmed the delegation will be in the country.

“I wish to inform you that a high-level delegation will be visiting Harare, Zimbabwe, to explore business and investment opportunities in Zimbabwe,” he said.

Kumar said the delegation will be led by Minister of Commerce, Industry and Textiles of the Republic of India Anand Sharma.

“This is a follow-up visit by the Indian delegation after a successful visit by the Minister of State, Jyotiraditya Scindia, led a delegation for commerce and industry to explore business and investment opportunities last year in September,” Kumar said.

The delegation will comprises of the chairperson of CII Africa Committee and special adviser, Tata International Limited, Syamal Gupta, director and resident director Middle East, Africa and Turkey Essar Global Ltd, Firdhose Coovadia, chairperson and managing director H P Kumar National Small Industries Corporation Ltd and many others.

Kumar said the Indian delegation is looking to invest in agriculture, mining, information and communication technology, health, transport, banking and finance, infrastructure development and energy and power development.

About 200 local companies will be represented at the conference.

He said Industry and Commerce minister Weshman Ncube and other senior Cabinet ministers would grace the occasion.