Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, who reached Davos to attend the World Economic Forum's annual summit, is expected to unveil 'his vision' for the newly bifurcated state so that to attract investments in a big way.
Though he was regular participant in the summit between 1995 and 2004, during his previous stint as Chief Minister of united Andhra Pradesh, he is now attending as a special invitee, after a gap of ten years to interact with noted policy-makers and corporate leaders from across the world.
"Off to a 3-day trip to Davos. Looking forward to attending interesting sessions at @wef. Will unveil my vision for our Sunrise State," Naidu said on Twitter. Faced with the challenge of building the state of Andhra Pradesh after Telangana was carved out last year, Naidu has been making all out efforts to bring more investments and global companies into his state.
The tech-savvy Chief Minister, who is credited for making Hyderabad (which is now part of Telangana) an information technology hub, would be addressing a special session on 'Investment in Andhra Pradesh' being organised by the state government. He would also have bilateral meetings with industrialists, businessmen and experts from different fields on the sidelines of the conference, that officially starts from January 21.
Besides, Naidu would be a special guest at a session on 'Future of Urban Development' along with ministers from various countries and CEOs of major corporations. He would be participating as a special guest at a session on 'Japan, Vision for Tomorrow: Learning for Structural Challenges' besides "Japan Night," being hosted by the Japanese delegation.
The delegation from Andhra Pradesh includes Finance Minister Yanamala Ramakrishnudu, AP Special Representative in Delhi K. Ramamohan Rao, Special Chief Secretary S.P. Tucker, Principal Secretaries Ajay Jain, S.S Rawat, OSD to CM Venkaiah Chowdary and PA to CM Rajagopal.
WEF President Klaus Schwab has specially invited Naidu along with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. The two chief ministers are part of a high-level Indian delegation that includes Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Power Minister Piyush Goyal.