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NE Business summit in Kolkata from Jan 8

The fifth North Eastern Business Summit to woo investment from outside, organised by the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region would be held in Kolkata on January 8 and 9. According to informaiton, organised by DoNER, in the summit, Indian Chamber of Commerce took the initiative to bring foreign investors from Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Singapore, Thailand, Myanmar and Cambodia besides leading business groups.

All chief ministers of the region, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee and Minister for DoNER, B K Handique, Union Commerce Minister, Ananda Sharma are scheduled to participate in the summit. Noyably, the first North East Business Summit was held in Mumbai in 2002 and the subsequent three summits were held in New Delhi and Guwahati.

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