Expo 2020 Gets Open Invitation To Invest In India
Dubai -During the Expo 2020 Dubai at the India Pavilion, the Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Chemicals and Fertilizers, Dr. Mansukh Mandaviya extended an invitation to global investors to invest and strengthen the Make-in-India programme. During an interview, Dr. Mandaviya shared India’s role in developing and production of the Covid vaccine and the support provided to world in the fight against Covid 19.
Adding to his comments, he shared the tremendous investment opportunities in India under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He also said the scope of opportunities in India is huge due to its strong democratic nature and the ease of doing business. These factors are big facilitating factors because of which the pace of development has increased. An increased middle class and growth in consumption capacity makes India a suitable country to invest- was a resounding message. The invitation comes as an extension of the PM’s own mind.
Dr. Mandaviya also appreciated the efforts of the two pharmaceutical companies, sharing their efforts in R&D and manufacturing of the Covid vaccine. He said that “India is a world leader in vaccine manufacturing.”
The overall capacity of India as on today, is 310 million doses per month, 86% of the country’s population is vaccinated at least for first dose, while 55% of the population above 18 years of age have got the second dose.
“We are providing ‘India-made, India-researched’ vaccines world over and helping everybody in getting protected against Covid,” he added. On the India Pavilion, Dr Mandaviya said: “The Pavilion showcases India’s rich culture and its 75 years of journey and provides detailed information on its industries and development. With its theme of a New and Self-reliant India, the Pavilion truly showcases the principle of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam (the world is one family) and rich cultural heritage of India.” Dr. Mandaviya also met Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem, Group Chairman and CEO, DP World and visited the pavilions of the UAE, the US and Saudi Arabia at Expo 2020.