Delhi: A high-level delegation led by the Italian
minister for Infrastructure and Transport, Pietro Lunardi,
met the Union minister for Urban Development and Parliamentary
Affairs, Ghulam Nabi Azad and evinced a keen interest
in sharing Italian know-how in waste disposal, urban transport,
construction activities and water supply.
expressed satisfaction over the progress made in bilateral
relations in trade, culture, science and technology and
emphasised the need to work together in other untapped
areas. He added that the rapid economic growth in India
had opened up innumerable investment opportunities for
visiting minister informed the Indian side about the similarities
between the two countries in terms of urban growth-related
problems. He also suggested that the technical experts
from the two countries should meet in the next few days
and work out the areas of cooperation for more investments
by Italian businessmen in India.
members of the delegation included the Italian Ambassador
to India, Antonio Armellini, the President of the Infrastructure
Commission Confederation, Marco Montagna, and representatives
of Italian construction companies.