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Our China missions to showcase Make In India pitch

India is making big preparations to showcase Prime Minister Narendra Modi's ‘Make in India’ pitch to large investors in China by organising investment promotion events in various Chinese cities coinciding with his special global address on September 25.

The Indian embassy is organising the investment promotion events with members of various Chinese chambers and trade bodies on September 25 which would be held after the prime minister's global address, Charge d'Affaires of the embassy, Bala B Bhaskar told Indian and Chinese journalists.

Besides Chinese investors, Chinese media too is invited to take part in the event, he said. Modi's ‘Make in India’ address will be screened to the Chinese audience which will be followed by presentations by Indian officials on various steps initiated by the new government to remove various bottlenecks for investment promotion in India, Bhaskar said.

Similar programmes will be held by Indian consulates in Guangzhou, Shanghai and Hong Kong, he said adding that though it is a global address emphasis will be on getting more Chinese investments.
The event will be held amid the current standoff between the two militaries in Ladakh region which began before Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit to India.

Indian Ambassador to China, Ashok Kantha who went to New Delhi in connection Xi's visit stayed back in the capital as the two sides held consultations to resolve the issue. He is due back here to attend the event.

Bhaskar highlighted the agreements reached during Xi's visit which included setting up two Chinese investment parks in India and Beijing's commitment to invest USD 20 billion.

He urged the Chinese media to give wide coverage to Modi's address in order to get the message across to Chinese investors.
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