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.
A special 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 cooperation.
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