Naidu Reaches US, Holds Talks With Flextronics CEO
Amaravati: Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu had arrived in the US for his 10-day long tour to mobilise investments for Andhra Pradesh. He was given a rousing reception by the Non-Resident Telugus as he arrived along with his 15-member delegation. On the first day, Naidu met Flextronics Chief Executive Officer Mike McNamara.
The Chief Minister briefed Mike on the opportunities available in Amaravati for investment. He gave a detailed presentation of the resources available in the State and the vision of the government to invite investments. He also presented the vision of the new capital, Amaravati. He said that the Andhra Pradesh is well connected by road, rail, air and waterways and has abundant natural resources. He further said that AP has skilled manpower readily available which is not there in other parts of the country.
The Chief Minister also explained to him the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ tag given to the State by the Central government.
When Mike said that they were planning to reach out to Amaravati, the Chief Minister said that it was the right time for them to invest in the new capital. The presence of Flex in Visakhapatnam was also referred during the talks and the Chief Minister requested Mike to expand their base in the State by investing in Amaravati. The Chief Minister also briefed Mike about the digital initiatives of the State government and added that the situation would be of great advantage for the Flex to invest in the State.