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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee meets UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade
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West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee meets UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade

| @indiablooms | 22 Sep 2023, 09:12 pm

Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday met Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, the UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade.

The West Bengal chief minister the discussions centred on boosting trade relations and exports from the state to UAE.

Following the meeting, Banerjee said, "What an incredibly fruitful day it has been! I had the pleasure of meeting with His Excellency Dr. Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi, the UAE Minister of State for Foreign Trade. Our discussions revolved around one key goal: elevating trade relations and exports from West Bengal to the UAE.”

"I couldn't be prouder to announce that nearly 12 percent of West Bengal's total goods exports find a home in the UAE," the Chief Minister stated.

During her conversation with UAE’s Minister of State for Foreign Trade, she highlighted “the remarkable economic growth of Bengal which is well on track to reach a staggering GDP of 212 billion US Dollars by 2023-24.”

Banerjee also invited Dr Thani bin Ahmed Al Zeyoudi along with a UAE delegation to join the Bengal Global Business Summit 2023.

(With UNI inputs)

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