Czech PM wants home companies to invest in India

Reuters
New Delhi, Delhi, India Updated: Jan 20, 2019, 08:48 AM(IST)

Narendra Modi meets his Czech counterpart Andrej Babiš on the sidelines of Vibrant Gujarat Summit Photograph:( Twitter )

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Babiš is on an official visit to India, wherein he and Modi earlier met on the sidelines of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 event

Prime Minister of Czech Republic, Andrej Babiš, on Sunday appreciated India's trade strategy and lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's 'Make in India' campaign, adding that Czech companies should now consider investing in India.

While speaking at the inaugural event of a Center for European Studies at Symbiosis University in western India's Pune, Babiš said, "to make better relations, we need Czech companies to coming here (in India) and invest."

Babiš is on an official visit to India, wherein he and Modi earlier met on the sidelines of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 event and have had talks on enhancing bilateral relations.

Babiš also remarked jokingly about the meeting, saying he asked the Indian Prime Minister on how did he manage a country of 1.3 billion people with a cabinet of nearly 70 ministers, while he has a hard time with his own smaller fraction.

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