Punjab's deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal will embark on a five-day visit to Poland and Hungary on Monday to attract investment in agro-processing and allied agricultural practices besides assessment of new technologies, including waste elimination and bio-diesel.
Poland had made phenomenal progress in the field of agro-processing and allied agricultural practices like cooperative dairies and milk processing besides poultry and flower cultivation, Sukhbir said on Sunday.
"There is huge scope for Polish investment in the same sectors in Punjab which has a strong agriculture and allied agriculture activity base," he said, adding that the state could also learn from allied agri technologies being practised there.
During his visit to Poland, Sukhbir will attend a reception organised by the Indo-Polish Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Warsaw, a Punjab government release said.
He will also address a business seminar, at the office of the Marshall of Lubelskie Voivodeship at Lublin, aimed at showcasing Punjab's strengths and will make a case for Polish investment in Punjab which will include presentations and bilateral discussions, it said.
While in Lublin, the deputy chief minister will also visit a cheese production and a milk processing plant.
On his visit to Budapest in Hungary, Sukhbir will witness a demonstration on waste elimination. Besides, he will also see demonstrations on plant enhancement and protection of crops by bio-process and see bio-diesel technology at work.