A high powered official and business delegation from West Bengal, India led by Dr. Krishna Gupta, Principal Secretary, Department of Commerce & Industries and Public Enterprise & Industrial Reconstruction, Government of West Bengal was in China from 17-20 October, 2016 to promote closer engagement and cooperation in various fields and to explore trade & investment opportunities between China and West Bengal.
On account of this visit a meeting was scheduled with 'China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT)' which is the apex chamber of commerce and industry in the country. Similar sessions were also organized with 'Global Cultural Exchange Center' which had earlier led a huge delegation to Bengal. In addition some one-to-one interactions were organized with ATEB (who have brought in a revolutionary concept in mass transit), big corporate houses like Foton Motor, Chint group, Shanghai Electric, Hasco, ZPMC etc. The highlight of the trip was an exclusive interaction with the Mayor of Shao Xeng and some representatives from his province.