Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant met Maharashtra Governor CH. Vidyasagar Rao and Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Raj Bhavan in Mumbai on September 13th, 2017.
The Governor of Mississippi is keen on strengthening cooperation between Mississippi and Maharashtra in areas such as Agriculture Production, Tourism, Trade, Aerospace and Automobile.
The Mississippi Governor said that “There are exciting opportunities for business cooperation between Mississippi and Maharashtra. The tourism plays a significant role in the economy of Mississippi. The Mississippi had 22 million tourists last year. The state also has a significant forest products industry”.
Ch Vidyasagar Rao, Maharashtra Governor welcoming the Mississippi Governor in Maharashtra said “The Prime Minister of India has expressed to double the income of farmers of Maharashtra. In this regard Maharashtra will welcome cooperation from Mississippi in increasing agricultural production and productivity”.
Devendra Fadnavis, Maharashtra Chief Minister said “Maharashtra would consider organizing Tourism Road Shows in Mississippi for promoting tourism in Maharashtra. Maharashtra state is among the highest exporters of fruits. The State would welcome cooperation in areas of agriculture, horticulture, automobile and aerospace industry.
Subhash Desai- Minister of Industries, Pandurang Fundkar – Minister of Agriculture, Sumit Mullick – Chief Secretary of Government of Maharashtra and senior government officials were present.
Author: Sitaram Mewati
Award winning journalist