Chennai: Gingee K S Masthan, the Minister of Tamil Nadu, appealed to Tamils residing abroad to invest in the state on Saturday, saying that the role of Tamils Diaspora was critical for economic development.
Tamils living overseas should come to Tamil Nadu to develop businesses, according to the Minister for Minorities Welfare and Non Resident Tamils' Welfare, who added that Chief Minister M K Stalin was taking special initiatives in this regard.
According to a news release, Masthan made these remarks at an occasion at which Dr Vishnu Prabhu was appointed as Papua New Guinea's Trade Commissioner in the presence of Minister for Finance and Human Resources Management Palanivel Thiaga Rajan on Friday. Palanivel Thiaga Rajan, India's finance minister, remarked that global economic links are critical, and that the expansion of trade relations between India and Papua New Guinea is encouraging.
In the presence of Papua New Guinea High Commissioner Paulias Korni, Prabhu took over as the new trade commissioner and stated that he would endeavour to popularise Indian products in the country in order to strengthen economic connections.