Today New Jersey and Gujarat signed sister state agreement agreement in Gujarat capital Gandhinagar in presence of Philip. D. Murphy, Governor of New Jersey and Vijay Rupani, Chief Minister of Gujarat.
As per a statement issued by Government of Gujarat the areas of cooperation between two States include economy, clean energy, education, tourism, cultural exchange, healthcare, trade, pharma, I.T., real estate, collaboration between universities, faculty and students exchange, logistic, transportation, port-led development and investment. The Chief Minister during his interaction with Governor Murphy pointed out that large number of Gujaratis are settled in New Jersey since many years. The people of Gujarat have contributed to economic activities in New Jersey.
Governor Murphy invited Chief Minister Rupani to visit New Jersey. He admired contribution of Gujarati community to economic progress of New Jersey. He also said that his delegation was joined by Gujarat origin members. Both leaders stressed on setting up some channel of communication for continuous follow-up with result-oriented approach. Gujarat Chief Minister suggested faculty exchange and students exchange between universities of both States.