Preparations for the 10th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2024 are underway. A high-level delegation, led by Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel, is set to embark on a week-long tour to Japan and Singapore starting November 25, 2023. The visit aims to reinforce existing partnerships and explore new avenues of cooperation between Gujarat and these global economic hubs.
During the Japan leg of the tour, scheduled for November 26, the delegation will meet with the Gujarati community in Tokyo. Chief Minister Patel is slated to discuss with Japanese government officials, industry leaders, and representatives from organizations such as JETRO, the Governor of Tokyo, and the Governor of JBIC. These interactions will focus on potential industrial development, trade, and cultural exchange collaborations.
Moving forward, on November 29, a roadshow is planned at the Imperial Hotel in Tokyo. Chief Minister Patel will conduct one-to-one meetings with vital Japanese investors to spotlight Gujarat’s investment-friendly policies, robust infrastructure, and skilled workforce, positioning the state as an appealing destination for Japanese businesses.
The delegation will then proceed to Singapore on December 1, where Chief Minister Patel will meet with government officials and representatives from the Singapore Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry. Discussions during this phase will centre on promoting Gujarat’s strengths across various industries and exploring collaboration opportunities in finance, technology, and logistics.
Throughout the visit, the delegation will also engage with the Indian and Gujarati communities in Japan and Singapore to strengthen cultural ties and foster a sense of belonging among the diaspora.
This week-long tour underscores the Gujarat government’s commitment to expanding its global reach and positioning the state as a leading economic growth and innovation centre. Through establishing solid partnerships with key international players, Gujarat aims to attract investments, promote its diverse industries, and enhance its position as a global investment destination.