Tamil Nadu CM Panneerselvam seeks U.S. support for implementation of projects

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October 22, 2014

Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday sought the support of the United States for the implementation of a number of development projects.

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in India Kathleen Stephens at a meeting with Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam at the Secretariat on Tuesday.

October 22, 2014

Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam on Tuesday sought the support of the United States for the implementation of a number of development projects.

U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in India Kathleen Stephens at a meeting with Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam at the Secretariat on Tuesday.

During his meeting at the Secretariat with Kathleen Stephens, U.S. Chargé d’Affaires in India, the Chief Minister referred to the projects such as finance city in Chennai, Madurai-Tuticorin industrial corridor project, entrepreneurship development initiatives and renewable energy projects. He also wanted greater collaboration of the U.S. in provision of urban infrastructure and services.

“We share T.N.’ s vision”

Ms. Stephens conveyed to Mr. Panneerselvam that her country shared Tamil Nadu’s vision on growth and the Embassy’s intention was to promote investment and greater people-to-people contact.

She indicated that the U.S. companies would be very keen to participate in the proposed Global Investors’ Meet and principal commercial officers in the U.S. Embassy and the Consulate in Chennai would be very happy to be involved in the planning of the event.

The envoy mentioned that the fact that the U.S. Consulate, Chennai, issued the largest number of employment visas in the world was a reflection of the skill level of the people in the area, according to an official release issued by the State government.


Courtesy: PTI