TN Deputy CM Panneerselvam to embark ten-day official tour to US from Friday

South India

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister O Panneerselvam will embark on a ten-day official tour of the US from Friday.

According to the official release, Panneerselvam is scheduled to attend various engagements, including holding discussions on attracting investments to the state and meeting World Bank officials.
The deputy chief minister's engagements include meeting with the officials of International Finance Corporation and visiting projects related to Housing and Urban Development.
As per the release, Deputy Chief Minister to be accompanied by Principal Finance Secretary S Krishnan, will visit the US cities of Chicago, Houston, Washington DC and New York.
According to the report, he will inaugurate an Electronics Donor Board for a Tamil Chair at the University of Houston.
Earlier, Palaniswami had undertaken a three-nation tour, including the US, in August-September in an effort to bring more investments to the state. During the visit, investments to the tune of over Rs 5,000 crore had been committed to the state.
During CM’s address at the investors' meet, Palaniswami highlighted the business-friendly atmosphere in Tamil Nadu and pointed out Tamil Nadu was a favourable destination for investments in the sectors of Fintech, Aerospace and Space.
Panneerselvam will leave for the US on November 8 and return on November 17.

With inputs from Agency
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