Prime Minister, Narendra Modi's most preferred initiatives during his tenure as the Gujarat Chief Minister, the ‘Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017’ began its 8th edition from Jan 10 to 13 at Gandhinagar, Gujarat. Theme of the event is ‘Connecting India to the World’.
The state is the largest producer of cotton in the country contributing one-third of total output and 60 per cent of cotton exports. Being the third largest producer of Denim worldwide, it is aptly known as the 'textile state of India'.
Gujarat shines with potential for a host of investments. The GIFT city, which houses the only International Financial Services Centre (IFSC) in the country further strengthens the state's pitch for global investment. The state government's enterprising measures to eradicate red tape and boost entrepreneurship also contribute towards making Gujarat business friendly.
Apart from Indian magnates Mukesh Ambani (Relilance Industries) and Gautam Adani (Adani Group), the inauguration of Vibrant Gujarat 2017 was attended by dignitaries from across the globe. Heads of state from Kenya, Rwanda, Portugal and Serbia graced the event along with delegations from Poland, France, Japan, Sweden, Denmark, Canada, Lithuania, UAE, Singapore, Netherlands, UK, China and USA.
The bi-annual event has seen an exponential rise in investments and the number of MoUs signed with every consecutive summit.
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