Exploring business opportunities for Washington state
While in Orissa the delegation took part in many business meetings that could
lead to stronger economic and investment ties with that region. This photo shows
a roundtable business development meeting, headed by Anil Agarwal, being conducted
with Adhunik Group of Industries, considered to be one of India's most important and
In this photo, from left, are Ananga Das of the Industrial Promotion and
Investment Corporation of Orissa (IPOL), Dr. Antonio Sanchez,
Dr. Itu Mohapatra, Harendra Mahapatra, Albert Shen, Sanjay Pratap, Habib M. Habib,
Anil Agarwal, Brad Owen, Joe Diehl, Debadutta Dash, Manas Ranjan Mohant,
Dr. Mary O'keeffe, Rita Stewart, Diane Adachi and Suvendu Dash.
Lt. Governor Brad Owen invites you to share in his missions overseas as he meets with government leaders and dignitaries to promote trade, goodwill and economic development on behalf of the state of Washington. Postings in this space are to provide notes, updates and photos during these trips, either by the lieutenant governor himself or by accompanying staff.
"The state of Washington has a huge stake in foreign trade. Thousands of jobs are tied to it across many sectors, and our success depends on it."
The lieutenant governor's overseas missions are based on requests received by his office, must meet a strict set of criteria, and are made at minimal or no taxpayer expense.