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USISPF Delegation Led by Dr. Mukesh Aghi Engages in Productive Roundtable with CM Bhupendra Patel at Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2024

Washington, Thursday, January 11, 2024:

A high-level delegation from the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF), led by Dr. Mukesh Aghi, President and CEO, participated in a constructive roundtable meeting with the Honorable Chief Minister of Gujarat, Shri Bhupendra Patel, on the sidelines of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2024.

Comprising of 35 Fortune American companies, the delegation delved into meaningful discussions regarding investment opportunities within the Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT) and International Financial Services Centre (GIFT IFSC). Additionally, they explored avenues for collaborative ventures with key stakeholders in Gujarat’s major industrial, business, IT, and FinTech sectors.

Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Bhupendra Patel expressed enthusiasm about the ongoing collaboration between USISPF and Vibrant Gujarat, emphasizing the consistent efforts since 2017 in leading high-level industry delegations to the summit. Highlighting the significance of the US-India relationship, he noted on X (formerly Twitter) that the USA remains Gujarat’s major export destination. The Chief Minister mentioned that more than 120 American companies have established their base in Gujarat currently. He stated, “Had a fruitful meeting with the delegation of USISPF. Showcased the potential of GIFT IFSCA and the investment opportunities in this smart city.”

Dr. Mukesh Aghi, President & CEO of USISPF, expressed, “It’s an honor for USISPF to lead a delegation of American companies to invest and contribute to the development of Gujarat, a state that epitomizes India’s entrepreneurial spirit and can-do attitude. Our engagement at the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit reaffirms our commitment to fostering economic ties and exploring avenues for mutual growth and development between the United States and Gujarat.”

The meeting highlights USISPF’s ongoing dedication to boosting US-Gujarat economic ties and unlocking avenues for shared prosperity.

About the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF): The US-India Strategic Partnership Forum (USISPF) is committed to creating the most powerful partnership between the United States and India. As the only independent not-for-profit institution dedicated to strengthening the U.S.-India partnership in Washington, D.C., and in New Delhi, USISPF is the trusted partner for businesses, non-profit organizations, the diaspora, and the governments of India and the United States.

For immediate release.

For media inquiries, please contact:

Ankit Jain

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Akshobh Giridharadas

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