Commerce Minister to chair Council for Trade Development and Promotion meet today in New Delhi

Posted by Daily Shipping Times on 08-01-2018        Tweet

NEW DELHI: Shri Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Commerce and Industry will chair the 3rd meeting of the Council for Trade Development and Promotion at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on Monday, the 8th of January, 2018.

The Council for Trade Development and Promotion was constituted on 03.07.15 under the chairpersonship of the Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, in pursuance to the provisions of Foreign Trade Policy statement 2015-20. The objective was to ensure a continuous dialogue with the Governments of States and Union Territories on measures for providing an international trade enabling environment in the States and to create a framework for making the states active partners in boosting India’s exports. The State Ministers of Commerce and Industry, Secretaries of concerned Central Departments / Ministries and Heads of other Export related organizations/Trade bodies are Members of the Council. The1st and 2nd meeting of the Council was held in New Delhi on 08.01.2016 and 05.01.2017 respectively.