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South Australia offers help to clean up Ganga

New Delhi: South Australian Premier Jay Weatherill today expressed keenness to help in cleaning up river Ganga. Weatherill, who is in the country on a promotional visit, said he would like to extend any sort of help that the Indian government needed for a project that is "very close to the Indian PM Mr. Narendra Modi's heart". "South Australia has proper resources and specialisation in water treatment and I would like to offer our services to the Indian government for cleaning up of river Ganga. I heard his speech and know that it is a project very dear to his heart," Weatherill said here. South Australian Premier is looking at potential Indian investments in his state which will make the Indo-Australia relationship even stronger and "mutually beneficial. We would want to use the 2015 (Cricket) World Cup as an opportunity to invite potential investors to South Australia. There are three markets, where we would want to tap potential investors. "South Australia's higher education system is top notch and over the years has "attracted a lot of Indian students. Firstly, the food and wine industry, secondly, the state is rich in mineral resources like copper, iron ore. The third industry which is growing is the health care system which is top grade in South Australia".

About Sanjay Trivedi

Sanjay Trivedi is honorary editor of Asia Times. He is senior Indian Journalist having vast experience of 25 years. He worked in Janmabhoomi, Vyapar, Divya Bhaskar etc. newspapers and TV9 Channel as well as www.news4education.com. He also served as Media Officer in Gujarat Technological University.

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