Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah inaugurated the sixth China-India Forum meet being jointly hosted by the Government of China, Chinese People’s Association for Friendship with Foreign Countries (CPAFFC), China-India Friendship Association (CIFA), and Podar Enterprise here on Friday.

Karnataka Minister for Large and Medium Industries RV Deshpande said Karnataka expected trade and investments between India and China to increase as India sees big opportunities to attract Chinese companies to Make in India, besides attracting investments.

“Karnataka is an ideal first choice for investment as one of the most entrepreneurial states in the country. There are huge opportunities for collaboration between Karnataka and China,” Deshpande said.

The following MoUs were signed at the Forum: Semiconductor Alliance of China and Beijing Construction & Highway Development Group presented EoI letters to the Karnataka government.

Podar Enterprise signed strategic cooperation MoU with Hebei Provincial Government. Podar Advisory and Consulting Enterprise signed tri-party MoU of cooperation with Baoding City Government and Hebei Information Investment Group.

Fortune Plus, China, signed MoU for setting up electric vehicle hub with Imperator Autocorp Pvt Ltd. Podar Holding International Pte Ltd signed MoU for cooperation in education with Yigcal University, Shandong.