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Bring Software Industries to West Bengal, says CM Mamata Banerjee to Bengali Diaspora. Wikimedia

The Hague (Netherlands), June 22, 2017: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday appealed to the Bengali community here to bring software industries.

“Our young generation is in the software industry which is an important sector. We have IT parks and land is also available. We will provide facilities within our capabilities. We have lot of scope for the industry,” she said, adding that state had no man-days lost.


Banerjee, who is accompanied by a high-powered official and business delegation, is in the Netherlands to participate in the United Nations Public Service Forum as a speaker.

“In order to bring Bengali community as well as Indians living across the countries in the world with one platform, the state can think of a portal or website,” she said at the interactive session with Bengali diaspora.

Inviting the Bengali community here to participate in the next year’s Bengal Business Summit, she said the state had introduced Biswa Bangla Sharad Samman with an objective to take Durga Puja to different parts of the world.

She also appealed to Dutch investors, along with Italian and German industrialists, to invest in the state. (IANS)


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