Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K. Sangma invited IT and media companies from the United States of America to invest in the State. He was addressing at the Berkeley Innovation Forum, organised by Berkeley Haas School of Business recently. The forum was attended by top executives of Intel, IBM, Google, Disney, etc.
The CM enlightened the gathering on different initiatives taken by the Government to address social, environmental and economical issues in Meghalaya. ‘I have invited US based companies to explore business possibilities to partner with Meghalaya and initiate interventions that would benefit our people and the State as a whole. We are very open to investment opportunities as these will open new avenues for job creation,’ said the Chief Minister.
In a presentation made before the gathering, the Chief Minister highlighted the exotic products the State boosts off, including the lakadong turmeric, various tourist destinations and the discovery of the ‘Meghalaya Age’. He also presented some challenges that the State faces to the group. The executives and students took the challenge and presented with some solutions that were welcomed by the Chief Minister.