Himachal Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Tuesday met Germany Minister for Agriculture, Tourism, Transport and Viticulture (wine making) for the State of Rhineland, Dr Volker Wissing at Frankfurt as a part of the outreach activity for attracting investments to the state.
The Chief Minister apprised the Minister that there is a vast potential of investment in various sectors such as Agriculture, Tourism, Transport and Infrastructure in Himachal.
Thakur also invited the Minister to participate 'Global Investors Meet' to be held at Dharamshala with Government-cum-Business delegation from Rhineland to the event.
During the meeting, Dr Wissing evinced keen interest to enter into a Memorandum of understanding with the Himachal Pradesh for possible collaborations. He also extended an invitation to the Chief Minister to visit Rhineland again for having a better understanding of the technology used by Germany for creating sustainable and world-class infrastructure.
Earlier, on his arrival at Frankfurt Airport on Monday, Consul General of India at Frankfurt Pratibha Parkar received the Chief Minister and others.
Industry Minister Bikram Singh, Additional Chief Secretary-cum- Principal Secretary to the Chief Minister Shrikant Baldi, ACS Industries Manoj Kumar, representatives of Confederation of Indian Industry among others accompanied the Chief Minister.