28 January a business meeting of the Deputy Head of Kharkiv Regional State Administration Yuliya Svetlichnaya and Vyacheslav Abbakumov with Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Republic of India in Ukraine Manoj Kumar Bharti was held in Kharkiv. This was announced by the press service of the Kharkiv regional state administration.
Participants of the meeting discussed possible ways of cooperation in various spheres of economy.
According to Svetlichnaya, most promising areas of cooperation may be mechanical engineering, energy, agriculture, pharmaceuticals, science and education. “We already have some success in collaboration. Indian partners are working with a number of our businesses, told Yulia Svetlichnaya. She also added: “1700 Indian students are studying in our universities (mainly in the medical and IT specialties). We are interested in the fact that this cooperation will continue developing”.
Manoj Kumar Bharti has expressed interest in bringing of Kharkiv specialists in the field of new technologies. “I ask you to convey our offer to your citizens, who have ideas: let them come to work in India, – the ambassador said. – If your people are willing to share technology, we will find them and Indian partners will give the opportunity to implement the ideas”.
In addition, according to Manoj Kumar Bharti, India is interested in agricultural products of Ukrainian origin, especially in dairy products. The ambassador asked the leadership of the Kharkiv region to think about the possibility of supplying these products in India.
The meeting from the deputy chairman of KRSA with Ambassador of the Republic of India in Ukraine ended with an agreement that Kharkiv region will establish inter-sister relationship with one of the Indian states.