Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina addressed a business meet on “Enhancing Trade and Investment Cooperation between South Carolina and Maharashtra”, hosted in her honour by World Trade Centre Mumbai and All India Association of Industries yesterday at World Trade Centre Mumbai.
“Indian business environment continues to be strong and the country is going in a pro-business direction. I am excited about the many opportunities that have unfolded as India transforms into a vibrant economy. India can achieve greater success and faster growth if the country would reduce regulations and ensure consistency in rules and regulations and focus on trust building among businesses” said Governor H. E. Mrs. Nikki Haley, Hon’ble Governor of South Carolina.
Recalling her recent meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to the USA, Governor Haley recalled that “Make in India” campaign should be replicated for “Make in Maharashtra” and Governor Haley said that she also believed in “Make in South Carolina.”
Sharing her optimism on the business environment in India and Maharashtra in particular, Governor Haley mentioned that she would like to see more investments between Maharashtra and South Carolina and improve job prospects in both regions and also work with Indian companies.
Addressing on this occasion, Prakash Mehta, Hon’ble Minister for Industries and Mining, Parliamentary Affairs, Government of Maharashtra said that the state of Maharashtra offers investor friendly industrial and investment policies and is open to foreign investments from overseas destinations. The state welcomes industrial collaborations from South Carolina particularly in the small and medium sectors, which is a vibrant sector.”