A Virtual Summit on ‘Western Australia Turning to India: Investing in its future'

Date : 7 January 2021

Location : Webinar

The Chamber in collaboration with the Government of Western Australia organised a Virtual Summit on 07 January 2021 that comprised of two sessions. Ms. Petula Thomas, CEO, IACC was the event moderator and Mr. David McCulloch A/Commissioner, Government of Western Australia delivered the Closing remarks for both sessions. The Chamber also launched its ‘Resources and Mining Equipment Technology & Services’ Industry-Sector leadership forum. The Co-Chairs of this forum are Mr. Jasmeet Singh Kalsi, Director, Manikaran Power Ltd and Mr. Glen D Costa, Director, MD Mineral Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

‘Western Australia Turning to India: Investing in its future’, focused on how Western Australia and India/Andhra Pradesh could significantly increase the momentum of bilateral trade, investment and engagement as well as implement some of the key findings of the report ‘Turning to India: Investing in our future’, tabled by the EISC of the Parliament of Western Australia for its inquiry into Western Australia’s economic relationship with the Republic of India. The Hon Barry O’Farrell AO, Australian High Commissioner to India delivered the Opening Remarks, followed by a Keynote address from Shri Goutham Reddy, Minister for Industries, Commerce & IT, Government of Andhra Pradesh. Ms. Jessica Shaw, MLA, Chair, Economics and Industry Standing Committee, presented an overview of this report. This was followed by a panel discussion with the Minister, Australian High Commissioner and Ms. Shaw, moderated by Ambassador Anil Wadhwa, Author, Australia Economic Strategy