Sister State Agreement between New Jersey-Gujarat in Gandhinagar

Economic development – Clean energy – Higher education – Tourism – Cultural exchange – Health and trade investment will be mutually supported.

Gandhinagar – Sister state agreement has been made between New Jersey and Gujarat of America. Under the Sister State Agreement, Gujarat and New Jersey will open a new direction for mutual cooperation in the areas of economic development, clean energy, higher education, tourism and cultural exchanges, including health and trade.

Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, while welcoming the Governor of New Jersey in Gujarat, said that Gujarati communities have been in New Jersey for a long time. Not only that, Gujaratis also have a significant contribution to the economic activities there.

New Jersey Governor Philip Murphy invites the CM to visit New Jersey. He confirmed the contribution of New Jersey to the economic development of Gujarati communities and that people of Gujarati origin have also joined the tour delegation.

Philip Murphy has shown keen interest in participating in investments in pharmaceuticals, IT, real estate and trade, including the fast-paced sector of the economic activity of financial services in Gujarat.

He praised the ease of trade and investment as a result of the structure of infrastructure in Gujarat. The Chief Minister accepted the invitation given by the Governor of New Jersey for a New Jersey visit.

Rupani played the role of investment-friendly policies, is of doing business and concessions provided by the state government to investors in Gujarat. He also briefed the Governor of New Jersey about the recent announcement of the Union Finance Minister’s reduction in corporate tax.

The Chief Minister said that Gujarat International Finance Tech City (GIFT) provides world class infrastructure, tax relaxation and other opportunities to the investors abroad.

Rupani highlighted the need for mutual coordination with New Jersey University in the context of advanced educational infrastructure in Gujarat.

The meeting also discussed topics including logistics, transportation and port led development.