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Chavan meets Chinese PM, discusses investment avenues

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First published: May 22, 2013, 3:31 AM IST | Updated: May 22, 2013
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Chavan meets Chinese PM, discusses investment avenues
Li sought information from Chavan on Maharashtra government's efforts to develop Mumbai as a global city.

Mumbai: Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang in Mumbai and invited the neighbouring country's industrialists to invest in the state. "During the meeting, the Chinese Prime Minister evinced keen interest in investing in the infrastructure and pharmaceutical sectors in the state," an official spokesperson said after the meeting.

Li sought information from Chavan on Maharashtra government's efforts to develop Mumbai as a global city, the spokesperson said. Chavan, during the meeting here this evening, assured creation of special investment zones for Chinese companies investing in the state.

"The Chinese premier said that he had visited Mumbai 27 years ago and found drastic difference in the city now," he said.

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