Indian and Namibian companies explore business opportunities
The focus areas were pharmaceuticals and healthcare, agriculture and irrigation, power and energy, as well as mining and infrastructure
In an online business event, more than 300 companies and business people from Namibia and India came together to explore business opportunities. The event was organized by India’s High Commission in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry and supported by the Namibian Investment Centre and India-Namibia Chamber of Commerce and Industry said a report by Namibian.
The report revealed that the focus areas of the online business occasion were pharmaceuticals and healthcare, agriculture and irrigation, power and energy, as well as mining and infrastructure.
The report quoted High Commissioner of India to Namibia Prashant Agrawal as saying that the high commission was focusing on helping small and medium enterprises in addition to showcasing the leading Indian companies in respective fields.
He further appealed to the Namibian trade ministry to relax some of the trade obstacles in the availability of Indian medicine and pharmaceutical products in Namibia, so that quality products are available to Namibian consumers at affordable prices, as per the Namibian report.
The event saw participation from the senior representatives of Indian companies Cipla (pharma), Transrail Lighting (power and energy), Apollo Hospitals (healthcare), Jain Irrigation Systems (agriculture and irrigation), Vedanta Zinc International (mining), and Kibwe Engineering (infrastructure).
The report said that the Indian high commission would soon be organizing similar sector-specific online business-to-business meetings again.