The mission was presided over by HRH PRINCESS ASTRID OF BELGIUM Representative of His Majesty the King, in presence of DIDIER REYNDERS Federal Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and European Affairs, KRIS PEETERS Minister-President of the Government of Flanders, Flemish Minister for Economy, Foreign Policy, Agriculture and Rural Policy, HE CÉLINE FREMAULT Minister of Economy, Employment, Scientific Research, Trade and Foreign Trade of the Brussels-Capital Region.
Ms. Nele De Gersem will be joining the mission as representative for the India Platform.
Economic Mission to India led by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium – November 2013
A high-level trade and economic mission from Belgium will visit India from 23 to 29 November 2013. The mission will be led by HRH Princess Astrid of Belgium. The Belgian delegation will be travelling to New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai.
Focus business sectors in this business and economic mission are:
Infrastructure and transportation
Logistics and cold chain
leantech, renewable energy and environmental technologies
Aeronautics and space
Healthcare (Medical, Pharma, Biotechnology)
Information and Communication technology
Companies from Belgium and its regions participate in the mission with the aim of strengthening their presence in India, form new partnerships or get first-hand information about the Indian market.
Indian companies can make use of this opportunity to forge new tie-ups with these technology-rich companies. They can interact with the incoming Belgian delegation through B2B meetings, conferences, seminars and networking events that will be organised during the week-long presence of the Belgian business delegation in India.
Programmes for various companies participating in the mission will be organized by the Trade offices within the Embassy and Consulates of Belgium in India.
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