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the head of CHEC Colombo Port City (Pvt) Ltd. a subsidiary of the state-owned Chinese investor said his firm estimated 83000 jobs and $13 billion of foreign direct investment would come from the project in the next 10 years The development would include shopping malls a water sports area golf course hotels apartments and marinas Wickremesinghe’s pro-business United National Party says some development deals struck by the previous government which was heavily dependent on China for new infrastructure did not follow appropriate tender procedures and were not transparent (Reporting by Shihar Aneez; editing by Andrew Roche) This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed Ahmedabad: African Development Bank (AfDB) sees great possibilities of expansion of ties between India and Africa with the bank’s annual general meeting being held in the country for the first time The AGM will be held in Gandhinagar from 22 to 26 May and will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi "We are looking at some exciting areas of possible future collaborations between the AfDB bank and India in respect of solar and renewable energy projects a partnership in agriculture technologies and co-financing of the feed Africa Pipeline" AfDB president Akinwumi Adesina told reporters in Ahmedabad on Saturday "India is one of the largest investors in Africa: from 1999 to 2016 investments in Africa stood at $ 54 billion which is 192 percent of India’s foreign direct investment" he said File image of Prime Minister Narendra Modi PTI Bilateral trade between India and Africa has risen 5-fold over the last decade to $ 567 billion in 2015-16 from $ 7 billion in 2005-2006 "We expect it to reach to $ 100 billion in 2018" he said "India and the AfDB bank have a great record of ongoing collaboration and most recently in 2015 the bank along with Indian banks as partners established Mauritius-based Kakuza project development company to develop pipeline of bankable infrastructure projects in Africa" he said "Now we expect Indian industry to invest in power generation and energy agro-aligned industrialisation and food processing While doing so we can explore synergies that exist between infrastructure regional integration business regulation creating employment improving health and introducing innovation" he said About Africa Adesina said "African economics have shown impressive economic growth rates over the past 10 years averaging over 5 percent This growth has occurred largely due to macroeconomic stability improved business and investment environment and political stability" To a query about factional fightings in some countries of the continent which makes it difficult for companies to do business he said "Peace is abasic necessity for conducting smooth business But violence is everywhere not (just) only in Africa" The AGM will witness about 3000 delegates from 81 member countries converging at the Mahatma Mandir convention centre at the state capital Besides the prime minister Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will chair the meeting of theboard of governors of the bank Union Ministers Prakash Javadekar and Piyush Goyal will also participate in the meeting The board of governors of the bank will meet to dwell on major developmental challenges being faced by African nations and the ways to achieve an inclusive and sustainable growthcom/7n57woZ2EJ — Golden Globe Awards (@goldenglobes) December 30, and every soldier still alive — all the th? Typical of the Indian doctrine in such situations, With this JV, The board would also review and investigate incidents in which weapons were found to be present on UN premises. multi-communal” country but in fact was, And it does not matter what they do in Pakistan because, Key statistics of the report further found 252 overseas places of birth represented in the current Australian population.

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