Prime Minister receives leaders of Indian groups

Friday, 2018-01-26 15:11:17
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Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc (R) and Ishwar Mangal of Suzlon (Source: VNA)
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NDO/VNA – Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc hosted separate receptions for the leaders of Adani Green Limited and Suzlon Energy Limited of India, in New Delhi, on January 26.

Receiving Chief Executive Officer of Adani Green Limited Jayant Parimal, PM Phuc spoke highly of its investment in solar and wind power in the central province of Ninh Thuan and hoped that its projects would be launched soon.

Parimal, for his part, said that Adani Green Limited is not only strong in renewable energy but also infrastructure development and agriculture, adding that the firm wishes to further expand its business operations in Vietnam and plans to develop 1,000MW of renewable power in the country.

He thanked the Vietnamese agencies concerned and the People’s Committee of Ninh Thuan for promptly issuing investment licences for the enterprise.

The executive pledged to launch the project within the next 30 days and set the goal of generating electricity by late 2018.

Meeting Suzlon’s Chief Sales Officer Ishwar Mangal and Director of Emerging Markets Himanshoo Raj Khare, the Vietnamese PM affirmed that Vietnam always provides all possible support for Indian firms, including Suzlon, to do business in the country.

The Suzlon executives expressed their interest in developing renewable energy in Vietnam using the most advanced technology with a view to generating at least 500MW of electricity, and wished to receive support for the project.

In the afternoon, the Vietnamese PM and his spouse attended a banquet, together with the leaders of the ASEAN member states, hosted by the Indian PM in celebration of the 69th anniversary of the Republic Day of India.

Later, the Vietnamese delegation returned to Vietnam, concluding the visit to attend the ASEAN-India Summit and the ceremony celebrating the 69th anniversary of Republic Day of India.