Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry

Interactive meeting with H.E. Ms. Ann Ollestad, Consulate General of Norway in India

Date : 31-01-2018 to 31-01-2018
Time : 3:00 PM
Venue : President Chamber, GCCI
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Gujarat Chamber of Commerce & Industry  organized  Interactive  meeting  with the H.E.  Ms.  Ann  Ollestad , Consulate General  of Norway  in India on January 3 151, 2018 at 3:00 PM onwards at GCCI. The aim of Interactive meeting was to discuss opportunities of bilateral trade and strengthening relation between  India and Norway. Women entrepreneurs from GCCI Women Wing (BWW) remained present in the meeting.


Shri Shailesh Patwari, President, GCCI welcomed H.E. Ms. Ann Ollestad, Consulate General of Norway in India and briefed about the strength of Gujarat in trade and industry. He mentioned that Norway has set an excellent example to the world in recycling waste, waste management practices and preserving environment. He highlighted that the two countries could further strengthen bilateral trade relations in various sectors such as Waste Treatment, IT, Science

& Technology, Healthcare, ship building, marine/sub-sea drilling equipment, hydropower, clean energy, paint manufacturer, telecom etc.


H.E. Ms. Ann Ollestad, Consulate General of Norway in India, highlighted in her address that Norway is keen on increasing business tie-ups with India and Gujarat is their preferred state. She mentioned that the "Innovation" spirit in Norway combined with "Entrepreneurial" spirit in Gujarat can boost business between the two countries. She emphasized the need to exchange high level delegation and mentioned that their delegation would visit India for B2B meetings in the month of April. She further mentioned that Norway is aggressively promoting cleaner and greener ports by electrifying ports and using renewable sources of energy.


The Interactive Meeting concluded with a Vote of Thanks by President.