Chief Minister Prem Singh Tamang addressing presser on Sikkim G20 events said that, these two major G20 events would allow potential investors to spot business opportunities in various sectors in the State and hoped that the State stakeholders would project their full potential throughout the deliberations to attract essential investment opportunities.
In addition Tamang further stated, “Despite being a small Himalayan State, Sikkim has gradually emerged as an industrial hub owing to its diverse economic opportunities and vibrant culture, with its focus on progressive yet sustainable development initiatives.”
He added that the State government has prioritized creating investor-friendly Government policies and initiatives to enable a favourable business ecosystem for entrepreneurs and other stakeholders to attract investors from across India and abroad for sustainable industrial development.
Tamang expressed that, it is an honour for State of Sikkim to have the opportunity to host the two monumental engagement meets – Business 20 (B20) and Start-Up 20 (S20), under India’s G20 Presidency. He said that the congregation would be a great platform for the State to showcase the untapped potential and strength for multilateral business partnerships in various sectors.
Tamang said that the B20 conference, scheduled to be held on March 16 at Chintan Bhawan will highlight the scope for multilateral business partnerships in tourism, hospitality, and pharmaceuticals, simultaneously with Sikkim’s vibrant organic farming as well as green energy amidst the convergence of a host of 36 delegates from 24 countries. The B20 conference is being organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), he added.
Likewise, the Start-Up 20, being organized by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) on 18-19 March, will have the participation of 13 countries and 28 Start-Up representatives, Tamang stated.
He has urged all the State participants to take full advantage of the G20 events and sought cooperation and support from all in projecting Sikkim as an essential investment destination by showcasing its strength in the backdrop of its rich culture, heritage, and tourism potential. He further urged the Press and Media fraternity for a wide coverage of the G20 events for mass awareness.