Chandigarh:Russia has evinced keen interest in mutual cooperation with Haryana in the areas of aero space and semi-conductor chip manufacturing. Haryana has also assured all support and cooperation for further strengthening business ties with Russia. The Minister of Government of Moscow, Sergey Cheremin, who called on Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Finance and Industries Capt Abhimanyu here on Tuesday to discuss various investment opportunities in Haryana said that Russia is keen to promote business relationship with India and Haryana.
Sergey Cheremin was leading a Russian Government delegation. While welcoming the delegation, Capt Abhimanyu said that defense and aero space sectors have been prominently highlighted in the state’s new Industrial Policy besides offering special incentives in case production takes place in the state. He said that the state government has a plan to set up an aviation hub over an area of 3000 acres in Hisar, about 150 kilometers from International Airport at New Delhi. T his would be taken up by the government as an alternative airport.
He said that recently, the state government organised its first ever Happening Haryana Global Investors’ Summit-2016 at Gurgaon which has proved as a highly successful meet in the country. As many as 359 MoUs were signed during the Investors Summit with investment proposals to the tune of Rs 5.84 lakh crores. Some of the MOUs are already starting to move. The Wanda Group of China, Asia’s Richest Group, has proposed to set up an Industrial Park in NCR area in Haryana over an area of about 3000 acres and the state government is going to finalize the deal in coming months.
Apart from this, the state government has received a large number of proposals from various top companies to set up their units in Haryana. Capt Abhimanyu said that India always had strong relations with the USSR in the past and Russian Federation now and the state government believed that there was ample potential for mutual cooperation in different fields between the two countries.
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