July 17, 2015
WB CM to showcase Bengal for investments in London
West Bengal Chief Minister Ms Mamata Banerjee would visit the UK to showcase the state as an ideal destination for investment. She will be leading a 37-member official delegation to London on July 26 for her five-day visit to the UK and would return to Kolkata on July 30.
The Chief Minister’s visit would begin with a conference of British CEOs during her interaction at the UK India Business Council.
The West Bengal Chief Minister will meet Prince Andrew at Buckingham Palace during her visit to London this month.
Baroness Frances D’Souza, the Speaker of the House of Lords, and Priti Patel, an Indian-origin minister of state for employment, are among the others scheduled to meet West Bengal Chief Minister, who will leave for the UK on July 26.
The next day, July 27, the West Bengal Chief Minister will attend a meeting organised by the UK-India Business Council and FICCI at an event in the UK foreign office.
On July 28, the West Bengal Chief Minister will hold meetings with the Indian business delegation and their MoU partners in the UK. She will also attend a cultural programme at the Natural History Museum.
The next day, she will meet the directors of Asia House, a non-profit organisation. The Indian High Commission will host a reception for Mamata.
The West Bengal Chief Minister is also scheduled to visit the recently unveiled statue of Mahatma Gandhi at Parliament Square, London and pay homage.
She will fly back to Kolkata on July 30.