CSEZ to Celebrate Silver Jubilee - The New Indian Express

CSEZ to Celebrate Silver Jubilee

Published: 20th December 2013 09:26 AM

Last Updated: 20th December 2013 09:26 AM

The silver jubilee celebration of the Cochin Special Economic Zone (CSEZ), organised by the Export Processing Zone  Industries Association (CEPZIA),  will be held on December  27.

 Former president  A P J Abdul Kalam will inaugurate the silver jubilee celebration, said CEPZIA office- bearers at a press conference held  here on Wednesday.

Chief Minister Oommen Chandy  will  preside over the function.

Union Minister of State for Food and Civil Supplies K V Thomas,  Industries Minister P K Kunjalikutty,  Benny Behanan MLA,  CSEZ development commissioner Safeena A N and District Collector Sheikh Pareeth will attend the function.

Officers who have served as development commissioner of CSEZ will be honoured at the function. A souvenir will also be released.  

The inaugural function will be followed by a business session,  in  which  foreign delegates and Indian entrepreneurs will participate.

 T P Sreenivasan, Former Indian  Ambassador to the US,  Varma and Varma managing partner  Venugopal C Govind,  Technopark CEO K  G Gireesh Babu and  Eastern Group chairman Navaz Meeran will speak at the business session. 

‘’Though the celebration is organised mainly to mark the silver jubilee of CSEZ,  the largest export-oriented  industrial cluster in Kerala,  we intent to send across the  message that  Kerala  is an investment-friendly state, ‘’  said CEPZIA president K K Pillai.

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