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China wants to establish steel plant in AP

Amaravati, Dec 17 (UNI) A Chinese delegation met Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here on Tuesday and offered to establish steel factory in AP
The delegation gave a presentation on their project proposals to the Chief Minister.
They said that they are ready to establish steel plant with 7000 metric tonnes capacity per annum and appealed the Chief Minister for allotment of necessary land.
They said that they are interested in setting up the steel plant in AP.
The Chief Minister asked the Chinese delegation to come prepared with their proposals and assured cooperation from state government.
Meanwhile, a 17-member Netherlands delegation led by ambassador Marten Van Den Berg and Head of Economic section Michiel Bierkens also met Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu here on Tuesday and evinced interest to partner with AP government in IT, Infrastructure, providing quality work force, AP innovation society, people connect, off shore wind forms, good policy, solid waste management and waste to energy sectors.
The Netherlands ambassador Marten Van den Berg explained to the Chief Minister on areas of interest to cooperate with AP Govt.
He said they want to strengthen economic ties with AP state. He said both AP and Netherlands have so many similarities.
Speaking on the occasion, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu explained the opportunities of investments in the state and advantages including industry-friendly atmosphere in the state. He said AP is ahead in real time governance, IT and zero budget natural farming.
He explained the progress in using solar energy in the state. He sought the cooperation of Netherland delegation in knowledge transfer, skill development and employability skills.
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Jammu Crime Branch arrests fraudster for duping crores

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