Hyderabad: The states of Telangana and New Jersey have signed a ‘Sister State Partnership Agreement’ in Hyderabad today. The agreement was signed by Chief Secretary SK Joshi and New Jersey State Governor in the presence of IT and Industries Minister KTR.
The agreement was signed to strengthen the partnership and good relationship between the people of the states of New Jersey and Telangana.
The agreement facilitates cooperation in areas of economic development such as IT, Pharma & Life Sciences, Biotech, Fintech, Media, Data Centres, Clean Energy, Higher Education, Tourism, Culture, and Healthcare sectors.
The agreement will encourage continued discussions, develop programs and activities of mutual interest amongst the people of New Jersey and Telangana.
Minister KTR said that Telangana would benefit in several sectors with this sister-state agreement. He stated that a lot of Telugu people reside in New Jersey and he too was a resident of New Jersey for a brief period.
Appreciating the investor-friendly policies of the state, New Jersey State Governor Phil Murphy said that Telangana is suitable for global businesses.
US Consular Chief Eric Alexander and Principal Secretary Jayesh Ranjan were present in the program. (INN)