Dr. Avnish Jolly, Chandigarh, July 28, 2008:European Delegation led by Ms. Daniel Smadja Ambassador Head of European Commission to India, Bhuttan and Nepal today called on Mr. Manoranjan Kalia, Industry and Commerce Minister Punjab at his official residence and discussed at Length for the promotion of Trade and Industry.
She showed keen interest and told Mr. Kalia that they were going to open sub office in Delhi. The Minister asked the delegation to open one of their sub-office in Punjab also as the Punjabis were, known for their unique qualities of hard work, entrepreneurship because of which the Punjab State contributes 75 % wheat in central pool and 37% rice, which was record in itself.
Mr. D.S. Bains, Principal Secretary Local Government and Mr. S.S. Channy, Principal Secretary Industry & Commerce were also present in the meeting.