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Czech Companies visited Andhra Pradesh

Date: 24 February 2018 - 25 February 2018, Venue: Visakhapatnam

The Czech Republic took a part in The Partnership Summit 2018, which took place on 24-26 February 2018 in the trade and industrial center of the Andra Pradesh, Visakhapatnam. The Summit, organized by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry of India in cooperation with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), aimed to portray India's new global integration strategy while attracting new business and investment partners from home and foreign entities to Andhra Pradesh. Ambassador of the Czech Republic to India Milan Hovorka participated in the Summit in order to support the business  interests of Czech companies in Andhra Pradesh by meetings with top ministers of India, including Minister of Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu.

By visiting Andhra Pradesh and attending another of the Summits continues the Embassy of the Czech Republic in New Delhi in the policy of creating general prerequisites for raising awareness of the Czech Republic's potential and supporting concrete business intentions of Czech companies in individual Indian states. The Partnership Summit, similarly to other events, enjoyed great attention from local and central media, and the Czech Republic gained a great deal of visibility.


with A. Reddy


During a meeting with the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu, an accompanying business delegation was also present and had the opportunity to present their intentions and projects. A series of meetings with government ministers continued by the sessions with the chiefs of industry, information technology and infrastructure Ministries. Ambassador Hovorka and Czech companies also spared the time to undertake the meetings with their business partners from leading local companies from the heavy industry.


in Vijyawada


Ambassador Milan Hovorka during the program also visited the city of Vijayawada, where he undertook the talks  with the management of the state-owned Amaravati Metro Rail Corporation (AMRC), which is responsible for the design and construction of two light metro systems in cities Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada. They were during the fruitful meeting presented the potential and technological advancement of Czech companies in the field of urban and rail transport.

Milan Dostál, Economic Diplomat, Embassy of the Czech Republic in Delhi