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Kolkata, Sep 8 : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is slated to fly to New Delhi Friday afternoon to attend President Droupadi Murmu’s dinner invitation on the occasion of the G20 meeting on Saturday, sources here said on Friday.
Banerjee is likely to meet Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina, with whom she has a very cordial relationship, at the sidelines of the event, they added.
Banerjee, who is expected to catch a flight around 3 PM for the national capital, would return to this city on September 10 and again to fly for Spain on September 12 with many captains of the industries to hold a roadshow to project Bengal as a favourable business investment destination for Europeans.
The 7th edition of the Bengal Global Business Summit is scheduled on November 21–22, 2023, in the city.
Bengal has been rapidly transforming itself into an economic powerhouse. With a combination of strategic geographical advantages, proactive government policies, skilled human resources, and a vibrant business environment, West Bengal has emerged as a key player in India’s economic growth story.
It is among the leading exporters, with 12 percent of the country’s leather and 10 percent of iron and steel exports.
MSMEs form the vital base of the industrial pyramid, and West Bengal has the country’s second-highest number of MSMEs (about 90 lakh units) which accounts for 14 percent of India’s MSMEs.