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The News Minute | January 24, 2015 | 8:40 am IST Andhra Pradesh chief mnister Chandrababu Naidu met with Microsoft founder Bill Gates and CEO Satya Nadella on the third day of his visit to Davos where the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2015 is being held. On Firday, according to a press release, Naidu recalled to Gates on how Microsoft had boosted the hightech era in Andhra Pradesh by setting up its office in Hyderabad. Naidu reportedly also explained his plans of IT development in AP, which currently aims to attract investments of Rs 12,000 crore in IT and Rs 30,000 crore in electronics manufacturing. Pleasure meeting my friend @BillGates after 10 long years at @wef in Davos today. Perfect way to end my Davos trip! — N Chandrababu Naidu (@ncbn) January 23, 2015 Later, Gates invited Naidu to a private dinner in the night where the CM met Satya Nadella and discussed investment opportunities in Andhra Pradesh. Naidu also met B Goenka of Welspun group and Sunil Mittal of Bharati group. Such a delight meeting our pride and Microsoft CEO @satyanadella in Davos at @wef. He's such an inspiration. — N Chandrababu Naidu (@ncbn) January 23, 2015 Naidu who is known for his pro-IT regime has been pulling in investments from corporates all over the world in a bid to develop his residuary state to meet world class standards. Tweet Follow @thenewsminute
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