As per report from Bengaluru sources it was stated that after taking a cue from Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Chief Minister Siddaramaiah is likely to turn his visit to the United States of America into an opportunity to woo investors. The chief minister is expected to inaugurate the North America Vishwa Kannada Association (NAVIKA) Utsav 2017 at Dallas in Texas. The event will be held for three days from September 1.
Sources from NAVIKA confirmed that Siddaramaiah is visiting the US for the first time after becoming the CM. “Siddaramaiah was supposed to come to the US in 2015 to inaugurate the event. But due to unavoidable circumstances, it was cancelled. But this year, and he is expected to visit”.
Meanwhile sources have added that NAVIKA president
Dr Renuka Ramappa will be flying this month to Bengaluru to invite Siddaramaiah
and some of his cabinet ministers including IT-BT Minister Priyank Kharge and
Kannada and Culture Minister Umashree.Sources from the CM’s office too
confirmed that Siddaramaiah is keen to attend the event. “He will attend the
meet if there is no last minute emergency”.