The 4th North
East Business Summit was held in Guwahati, Assam on 15-16th September 2008. It
was organized by the Department of North East Region, DoNER in collaboration
with the Indian Chamber of Commerce, ICC, Kolkata.
The main objective of the summit was to showcase the potential of the NE States
and to promote private sector investments. The summit primarily focused on
sectors such as tourism, food processing, power, infrastructure, information
technology, handloom and cottage industries.
session on "North East on Fast Track - Building International
Partnership" was a major attraction of the summit. Representatives from
Bangladesh, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam,
Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia and Philippines discussed about mutual
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