New Delhi, Dec 9 (Agency) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday greeted Invest India for winning the UNCTAD’s 2020 United Nations Investment Promotion Award. Taking to micro-blogging site Twitter, he posted ‘Kudos to Invest India for winning the UNCTAD’s 2020 United Nations Investment Promotion Award. This remarkable achievement echoes Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s tireless efforts and visionary leadership to make India a preferred investment destination with a focus on ease of doing business.’
The United Nations Investment Promotion Award is the most coveted award for Investment Promotion Agencies. The award ceremony took place on December 7, at United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) Headquarters in Geneva. The award recognises outstanding achievements and best practices of Investment Promotion Agencies (IPAs) across the globe. The evaluation was based on UNCTAD’s assessment of work, undertaken by 180 IPAs. The UNCTAD highlighted good practices followed by Invest India, such as the Business Immunity Platform, Exclusive Investment Forum webinar series, its social media engagement and focus on COVID response teams (such as business reconstruction, stakeholder outreach and supplier outreach) created as a response to the pandemic, in its publications.