Guwahati Today

Bulgaria keen to invest in Assam

By our Staff Reporter
GUWAHATI, Feb 15: Ambassador of Bulgaria to India, Petko Doykov today called on State Industries and Commerce Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary and discussed a gamut of matters, including Bulgaria’s investment in Assam. Doykov said that Bulgarian firms were keen to invest in the State, especially in the pharmaceutical sector. He expressed the desire of exploring other areas of investment here.  Patowary assured the Bulgarian Ambassador of full cooperation and support to facilitate their investment in Assam. The minister added that the current business environment in the State is investment-friendly and conducive with a healthy industrial ecosystem all around.  Doykov, while stating that Bulgaria has the highest GDP among the EU tions generating the highest income from the services sector, expressed his keenness in fostering economic bilateral relationships between the two tions in which Northeast figures prominently. Additiol Chief Secretary (Industries and Commerce) Ravi Capoor and Commissioner and Secretary of the Department Ashutosh Agnihotri were also present at the discussion.