Ranchi, Sep 5: Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghuvar Das on Wednesday appealed to China to take appropriate steps for investing in food processing sector in the state.
Das, who is presently on a visit to China, held bilateral talks with Henan province`s Communist Party of China secretary Wang Guoshang and discussed possibilities of Chinese investments in the state late this evening.
Apprising Chinese leader of the two-day Global Agricultural and Food Summit to be held in Jharkhand from November 29 this year, Jharkhand CM said that several companies related to agriculture and food processing from various countries would participate in the summit. More than 30,000 companies are working in food processing sector in Chinese province of Henan, he said noting Jharkhand has the huge potential for investments in food processing sector.
The Chief Minister also invited Guoshang and other members of delegation from Henan province to participate in the summit. Das said that Hsuan Tsang and Fa Hien, who belonged to Chinese province of Henan had left an indelible mark on Indian history. Lord Buddha had started his spiritual journey from Itkhori in Jharkhand, he added expecting that the future relationship with Henan province would be as excellent as it was in the past. (UNI)