The Business Development Manager from the Australian Trade Commission (Austrade) office at Bangalore, K.N. Roopa, who is in city for business-exploration, seemed to be highly impressed with the potential for education and tourism sectors in the city.

Speaking at the round-table meeting of the members of Mysore Chamber of Commerce and Industry (MCCI) and key companies, organised by MCCI at their office on Devaraj Urs road this morning, Roopa said that there was ample potential for business development and exchange in the fields of education and tourism in Mysore and emphasised on the need for an eco-system between the two countries.

She also invited a delegation of industrialists to Australia for a guided business exploration in the continent and said that the Austrade will help in skill development and R&D in the industrial sector.

MCCI President Sudhakar Shetty, delivering the keynote address, said that Australia is not only an advanced nation but also the happiest nation in the world as the education system there emphasises on skill development from the school level itself. Many of our industries have suffered because of the lack of skilled labour, he opined.

MCCI Past President and FICCI member R. Krishna also spoke on the occasion.

MCCI Secretary M.P. Bhansali welcomed the guests and Vice-President A. Satish proposed a vote of thanks.

Courtesy : Star Of Mysore