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President to inaugurate CII Agro Tech-2016 in Chandigarh on Nov 20

President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the CII Agro Tech 2016, a four-day agro technology and business fair, on November 20 at the Sector-17 Parade Ground. Reuven Rivlin, President of Israel, will join as the guest of honour on the occasion.

punjab Updated: Nov 09, 2016 12:57 IST
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President Pranab Mukherjee
President Pranab Mukherjee(HT File Photo)

President Pranab Mukherjee will inaugurate the CII Agro Tech 2016, a four-day agro technology and business fair, on November 20 at the Sector-17 Parade Ground. Reuven Rivlin, President of Israel, will join as the guest of honour on the occasion.

The fair organised by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is being held from November 19 to 22. The theme for this year is ‘Building Global Competitiveness’. More than 130 exhibitors will showcase the latest technology and state-of-the-art equipment in the agriculture sector.

Rumjhum Chatterjee, chairperson, CII Agro Tech 2016, said, “Israel is the partner country for the 12th edition of CII Agro Tech while focus countries are Canada and Germany. In addition, strong participation from Europe and Asia will be there, showcasing the latest technology and state-of-the-art equipment in the agriculture sector.”