The UK Indian Professionals Forum organised a dinner event on Friday 11th May at the House of Lords in the Parliament to honour the Chief Minister of Haryana, Shri Manohar Lal Khattar. The Event was hosted by Lord Raj Loomba, Founder of Loomba Foundation.
Six UK IPF Member businesses expressed their interest to expand operations in the state of Haryana in the fields of IOT, remote monitoring of unmanned aircraft, Fintech and battery storage.
Shri Manohar Lal Khattar mentioned that, "Haryana is open for business and is continuously improving on attracting companies to establish their foot print in the state. We have moved up the ranks in terms of ease of doing business from 17 to 6 across various states in India. It is in our interest to ensure that we support these businesses as we continue to demonstrate a growth that exceeds the national GDP".
Honourable Chief Minister also mentioned that he was extremely pleased about the MoUs being signed and has invited the British businesses on a delegation to Haryana to further crystallise the partnership.
Ambassador Dinesh Patnaik, Deputy High Commissioner mentioned that India is third largest investor in UK and Indian Companies are the largest employers. He also mentioned about the Indian High commission's new initiative to assist UK companies to access opportunities and partners in India.
Dr. Mohan Kaul, President of Indian Professionals Forum (IPF) said that, "IPF is so pleased to have crystallised the plans for the execution of these MoUs with the state of Haryana , a key milestone to strengthen the opportunities in UK India corridor following the recent agreement between the two Prime Ministers"