I had the pleasure of meeting Mr Oliver Andries, chief executive officer and Ms. Marial Duthon, Senior VP Asia Pacific of Safran in Paris. We discussed investment opportunities related to aerospace and defence, with Karnataka leading the country in this sector.
Interacted with Mr N Sreedhar, the Chief Financial Officer of Saint Gobain in Paris and invited them to take part in the Global Investors Meet. Investment opportunities across Karnataka were presented and we discussed proposals for the expansion of their manufacturing unit in Devanahalli as well.
Held a meeting with Mr. Pierre Fleury, VP of Rolling Stock and Components Development Division, Alstom in Paris. We had a constructive discussion regarding the expansion plans of their engineering centre in Bengaluru and also formally invited them to participate in the Global Investors Meet.
A proud moment for every Indian as our Air Force (IAF) has inducted the first batch of ’Made In India’ Light Combat Helicopters (LCH). Developed completely by Hindustan Aeronuatical Limited (HAL), the 10 LCHs will boost our combative prowess and act as a huge step towards Our Honourable PM’s vision of a #AatmanirbharBharat.