USISPF delegation holds roundtable with Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel at VGGS 2024

Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel conducted roundtable meetings with high-level delegation led by Dr. Mukesh Aghi, CEO of USISPForum, to deliberate on investment prospects in GIFT ifsca. PHOTO: X @MukeshAghi

Gandhinagar : A delegation of 35 Fortune American companies on Friday, Jan. 12, 2024, held a round-table meeting with Gujarat Chief Minister, Bhupendra Patel during the ongoing Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2024.

The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) delegation led by its President and CEO Mukesh Aghi explored investment opportunities in the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) and International Financial Services Centre (GIFT IFSC).

According to a press release, the delegation members discussed potential collaborations in Gujarat’s major industrial, business, IT, and FinTech sectors.

The Chief Minister expressed enthusiasm about the ongoing collaboration between USISPF and Vibrant Gujarat, noting the consistent efforts since 2017 in leading high-level industry delegations to the summit.

USISPF roundtable meeting with Gujarat CM Bhupendra Patel during Vibrant Gujarat 2024, held in Gandhinagar Jan. 10-13. PHOTO: X @Bhupendrapbjp

Emphasizing the significance of the US-India relationship, the Chief Minister highlighted on X that USA remains Gujarat’s major export destination. He noted that more than 120 American companies have established their bases in Gujarat so far.

“Had a fruitful meeting with the delegation of USISPF. Showcased the potential of GIFT IFSCA and the investment opportunities in this smart city,” he tweeted.

The USISPF President and CEO Aghi, said he was honored to lead a delegation of American companies to invest in and contribute to Gujarat’s development.

“It’s an honor for USISPF to lead a delegation of American companies to invest in and contribute to the development of Gujarat, a state that epitomizes India’s entrepreneurial spirit and can-do attitude. Our engagement at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit reaffirms our commitment to fostering economic ties and exploring avenues for mutual growth and development between the United States and Gujarat.”

The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) is an independent not-for-profit institution dedicated to strengthening the US-India partnership in Washington, D.C., and in New Delhi. USISPF says it is the trusted partner for businesses, non-profit organizations, the diaspora, and the governments of India and the United States.



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